Church of St Peter, Warmsworth Road - Doncaster

Known as 'The White Church'. Consecrated in 1942 and mentioned in a wartime broadcast from Berlin by the notorious 'Lord Haw Haw'. Designed by Brundell & Faran of Doncaster, built by PP Taylor. Painted and rendered brick with brick dressings and blue/green glazed pantile roofs. Broad nave with porch to west and domed chancel to east with flanking Lady Chapel to the north east and vestry to the south east. All windows have metal casements with brick cills. Steel-framed windows in poor condition and some deterioration to the concrete floor structure.

Church of St Peter, Warmsworth Road - Doncaster
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1096038
  • Local Planning Authority: Doncaster
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Peter
  • Street Name: Warmsworth Road
  • County: South Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Doncaster
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Doncaster Central
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Fair
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II