Hawkley,  Hampshire  - St Peter and St Paul

19th century

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Notes in italics from Hampshire and the Isle of Wight by Nikolaus Pevsner and David Lloyd (1967) Yale University Press, New Haven and London. 

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By Teulon, 1865. Neo-Norman, not a popular style among the High Victorians. Chalk, the walls in crazy-paving.
W tower with a Sompting top, i.e. Rhenish Romanesque.
Where the true Teulon comes through is in the aisle roofs and fenestration. The windows are arranged symmetrically l. and r. of a gabled rose window with plate tracery.

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View east East windows View west

The room inside is vaulted. The E arch is thickly Anglo-Norman, but the N and S arcades have capitals rather Italian Romanesque than English. Oddly enough, the capitals of the chancel arch have naturalistic leaves instead, and so have the roof corbels.


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