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West Lindsey (District Authority)
Newton on Trent
National Grid Reference:
SK 83293 74409



6/43 Church of St. Peter 16-12-64 II*

Parish church. 012, early C13, C13, C15, 1876 restoration. Coursed blue lias rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings, some red brick dressings, render, slate roofs. Nave, western tower, chancel, north aisle and vestry. C12 tower of 4 stages with plinth, 2 string courses and battlemented parapet. Early C13 west doorway with keeled and round angle shafts terminating in stiff leaf capitals and moulded pointed head with outer half round hood mould. Above is a single light with double chamfered surround, moulded hood mould and human head label stops. The 2 upper stages have paired lights to each face, the lower being pointed and chamfered, the upper with cusped C15 heads. The north aisle is a rebuilding of the mid C19 with single lancets in the west and east walls and 3 similar windows to the north. The chancel is early C19 in rendered rubble, with a single paired light to the north wall, and 2 similar windows to the south, and a large triple light with quatrefoils to the east. On the north side is a vestry in rock faced ashlar with paired windows. The nave south wall contains 2 C19 2 light Y tracery windows set in larger blocked openings with brick relieving arches. Between them is a small recut round headed C12 light which is single splayed on the inside. The south wall is of weathered lias rubble with limestone alternating quoins. Cut by the westernmost window is a sloping setting of stones, possibly part of a now vanished south porch roof. Interior. 3 bay early C13 north nave arcade with quatrefoil piers with keeled foils and slender round shafts in the diagonals. Very fine stiff leaf capitals of several varieties and double chamfered arches, hood moulds with later figured label stops and only the 2 heads at the extremities are original. C13 tower arch with octagonal responds and capitals and double chamfered arch. Above is a blocked door. The early C19 chancel arch is plastered, with 2 uninterrupted chamfers. The north aisle has a moulded C19 sill band. In the chancel are double pointed niches to either side of the altar containing painted commandments and prayers. All fittings are C19, apart from the font which is a recut C12 tub with slightly tapering sides. Over the chancel arch is a painted hatchment. On the south wall of the tower are 5 repositioned fragments of C15 bench ends and a further hatchment on the opposite wall.

Listing NGR: SK8329374409


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/16379/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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