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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: 1131360



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cleasby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322648

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CLEASBY CLEASBY NZ 21 SW 4/9 Church of St Peter 18.3.68


Church. Rebuilt, incorporating some earlier fabric, in 1828, restored and refitted 1878. Sandstone ashlar, Westmorland slate roofs. 4-bay nave with west porch and bellcote, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Nave: stepped buttresses at ends and centre; two 2-light pointed-arched windows with Y-tracery and hoodmoulds; eaves band; ashlar coping; 2-light gabled west belfry. North side of older fabric, cobbled, and with some carved stones; 2 matching windows. West end: stepped buttresses flanking gabled porch with board leaved door in pointed-arched opening under hoodmould and similar inner doorway having Y-traceried, leaded overlight, band at eaves level; blind quatrefoil in gable. Chancel: 1 matching window, eaves band, ashlar coping to right; 3-light matching east window. Interior: 4-centred double- chamfered chancel arch with label on octagonal responds; early C20 ashlar low chancel screen incorporating pulpit and reading desk, all pierced with Gothic tracery; ashlar walls to chancel; scissor-truss roofs; retooled C13 font on newer plinth, having square bowl with roll moulding at angles and edges, and on each face a quatrefoil; on south wall of nave, tablet recording augmentation of perpetual curacy under Queen Anne's Bounty in 1816, also by John Robinson, Lord Bishop of London, who was born in Cleasby; in south window of chancel, C18 yellow enamelled glass, formerly in the west window of Bristol Cathedral, inserted there in 1710 in memory of John Robinson, Bishop of Bristol, and moved to Cleasby in 1906. VCH i, pp 158- 159.

Listing NGR: NZ2491913074

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bulmer, T, History Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire, (1890), 358
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 123
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 150-4

National Grid Reference: NZ 24919 13074


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