St Peter's Church, Seaview

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St. Peter's Church, Seaview
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St. Peter's Church.
50°43′13″N 01°06′51″W / 50.72028°N 1.11417°W / 50.72028; -1.11417Coordinates: 50°43′13″N 01°06′51″W / 50.72028°N 1.11417°W / 50.72028; -1.11417
DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipBroad Church
History
DedicationSt. Peter
Administration
ParishSeaview, Isle of Wight
DiocesePortsmouth
ProvinceCanterbury

St. Peter's Church, Seaview is a parish church in the Church of England located in Seaview, Isle of Wight.

History[edit]

The church was built in 1859 by the architect Thomas Hellyer.[1] It was built as a chapel of ease, and has a nave of four bays, north aisle, and south porch. The ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1907.[2]

The south aisle and Lady Chapel were added as war memorials.[3]

Organ[edit]

The church Originally had a small pipe organ by Bevington, which was added to at the end of the 1800s by Lewis. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Buildings of England, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Nikolaus Pevsner
  2. ^ 'Parishes: St Helens', A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 5 (1912), pp. 189–193. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=42070 Date accessed: 14 December 2008.
  3. ^ Ward Lock's Red Guide, ca. 1930