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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
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TA 00830 67017



1/63 Church of Saint Peter

20/9/66 - I

Church. C13 west tower and south arcade, C14 chancel, north aisle added and church restored 1900-3 by Hodgson Fowler for Sir Tatton Skyes. Ashlar, lead roofs. West tower, 6-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. West tower of 3 stages: double chamfered plinth, clasping and pilaster buttresses, roll moulded string to belfry stage. Lancet to ground floor. Twin pointed belfry openings with mid-wall shaft, chamfered imposts, and hood-moulds. Former corbel table below later parapet with moulded coping. Nave: chamfered plinth, buttresses with offsets. Single light pointed window to west, 3-light square headed window with hood-mould to east, elsewhere two 2-light square-headed windows with hood-moulds, all with early C20 tracery in Curvilinear style. C19 pointed south door with mouldings and stopped hood-mould all in Perpendicular style. Raised coped gables to south aisle. South porch has rebuilt arch of c1300 with attached shafts with round bases and capitals. Raised coped gable with cross finial. Chancel: double chamfered plinth, buttresses, and angle buttresses with offsets and gablets. 2-light pointed windows with Curvilinear tracery, including large mouchettes and stopped hood-moulds. Double-chamfered trefoil-headed priest's door under stopped ogee hood-mould with crocketed finial. East window: pointed of 3 lights with C19 tracery and stopped hood- mould. Interior: double-chamfered tower arch on shaped corbels under traces of 4 earlier roof scars. Remains of early C13 arcade include 2 round piers, with waterholding bases, and west respond with similar attached shaft. Elsewhere late C19 circular, octagonal, and quatrefoil piers to both north and south arcades supporting double-chamfered pointed arches under continuous hood-moulds with acanthus or human head stops. C15 chancel arch with raised bases, responds with fillet and shallow roll mouldings, and moulded imposts supporting pointed arch. Chancel has 3 trefoil-headed sedilia with attached colonnettes with foliage capitals, crocketed ogee gablets, and poppyhead finials, beneath hollow-chamfered dripstone. Trefoil-headed piscina in ogee-headed opening with quarter-round moulding. C12 tub font (from neighbouring church of Cottam, now demolished) with cable moulding and arcading enclosing carved panels of Adam and Eve, the martyrdoms of St Andrew and St Lawrence, The Tree, St Margaret and the dragon, and a beast. Nearby stands a C12 lintel with the Paschal lamb and a vine trail.

Listing NGR: TA0082467019


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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: 29 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/15769/37
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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