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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1115540



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Walton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342055

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2/132 Church of St. Peter 30.3.66


Church. C12 origin; mostly mid C14; restored 1890-91 by W. M. Fawcett. Coursed, squared magnesian limestone, graduated green slate roofs. West tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, narrower 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: chamfered plinth and offsets; no buttresses. West side has small lancet window beneath square-headed, chamfered window; offset below belfry stage having south clock and square-headed, 2-light openings in double- chamfered surrounds. Corbel table and cornice below Perpendicular embattled parapet with 4 crocketed pinnacles. Nave: chamfered plinth; offset buttresses at each end and another with mass dial between square-headed windows of 2 ogee lights beneath hoodmould with old head-carved stops. Later porch to left has side buttresses flanking a segmental arch; south doorway within has quadrant-moulded arch with hoodmould; stone slate roof. Nave has C19 ashlar gable copings with east cross. On north side is a blocked, shouldered-lintelled doorway and to left is a buttress flanked by windows as south but without hoodmoulds. Chancel: blocked priests' door with shouldered lintel; small window on left with similar head; large 3-light window to right with reticulated tracery beneath pointed arch and old hoodmould with head- carved stops. Offset buttresses flank a double-chamfered, pointed, 5-light east window having renewed sandstone mullions, reticulated tracery and hoodmould. Gable, rebuilt 1890-1, has ashlar copings and cross. North vestry of 1890-1: shouldered lintels to windows and north door. Interior: Cl2 doorway into tower has chamfered impost to plain round arch. Tall chamfered arch over south door. Chancel: moulded impost to double- chamfered, pointed chancel arch; squint on north side. Tomb recess in north wall of chancel with cusped, crocketed ogee canopy and pinnacle. Small, moulded octagonal stone font, C14. Pulpit: C17 restored c1890; wooden with nulled frieze and Gothic Revival panels. Painted Royal Coat of Arms on west all with initials 'G.R.', 3 bells of 1500-1520 (not inspected), Monuments: within the chancel recess is a C14 effigy of a knight with hands clasped in prayer, his feet on a lion and his head on a helm. Above is a wall monument to Nicholas Fairfax (d.1703): winged cherub beneath inscribed panel flanked by drops and with enriched segmental pediment crowned by shield of arms. H. Speight,Lower Wharfedale, 1902, pp. 391-396.

Listing NGR: SE4411447819

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Speight, H , Lower Wharfedale, (1902), 391-396

National Grid Reference: SE 44114 47819


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