Church of St Peter and St Paul, Uppingham

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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Uppingham
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Uppingham: glowing in the early morning winter sun, the church is seen from the southeast corner of the churchyard
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Website www.uppingham-benefice.org.uk
History
Dedication St Peter and St Paul
Administration
Parish Uppingham
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury

The Church of St Peter and St Paul, Uppingham is a parish church in the Church of England Diocese of Peterborough in Uppingham, Rutland.

History

The church is a Grade II* listed building.[1] It is largely 14th century but was heavily restored in 1861 by Henry Parsons.[2]

The font of 1863[3] was designed by George Edmund Street for All Saints' Church, Cottesbrooke, Northamptonshire.

Rectors

Bells

The tower has a ring of eight bells.

Organ

The organ case was obtained from St Mary's Church, Nottingham in 1777 and is by the organ builder Thomas Swarbrick dating from 1742. The organ itself is by Harrison and Harrison built in 1894 and installed in 2006 by Peter Collins when it became redundant from All Saints' Church, Eppleton, County Durham. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.[6]

References

  1. "Church of All Saints". Images of England. Retrieved 29 December 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Leicestershire Mercury - Saturday 9 November 1861
  3. Leicester Journal - Friday 16 October 1863
  4. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Thursday 22 July 1880
  5. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Wednesday 19 September 1906
  6. "The National Pipe Organ Register (NPOR)". Npor.org.uk. Retrieved 3 February 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>