CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132314

Date first listed: 13-Sep-1988

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven (District Authority)

Parish: Stainforth

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

National Grid Reference: SD 82062 67365

Summary

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History

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Details

STAINFORTH CHURCH LANE SD 86 NW 2/18 Church of St Peter GV II

Parish church. 1839-42, altered 1873. Perpendicular style. Squared rubble, ashlar dressings, slate roof. West tower, nave, chancel, south east entrance porch and north east vestry. 3-stage tower, each stage divided by string course. West entrance has 2-centre head, moulded architrave and hoodmould; plank doors. Single light window above with cinquefoil head. 2-light belfry opening on all four faces with slate louvres, cinquefoil heads and hoodmould. Stepped clasping buttresses to tower, gargoyle on each face and embattled parapet. 4-bay nave has each bay divided by stepped buttresses. A 3-Light window with rectilinear tracery and cinque- foil heads and hoodmould in each bay. String course below embattled parapet is embellished by 3 carved heads. 1 bay chancel is lower and narrower than nave. 4-light east window has rectilinear tracery, cinquefoil heads and hoodmould. Diagonal buttresses and embattled parapet. North of chancel is single-storey vestry; entrance has two-centred head, and chimney is disguised as turret rising above buttress of chancel. Similar vestry and turret on south side is now an entrance porch. Interior has false hammer beam roof of 3 bays on carved stone corbels.

Source: W A Shuffrey : The Church of the Deanery of North Craven. (1914), pp 228-35.

Listing NGR: SD8206267365

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Legacy System number: 324358

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Sources

Books and journals
Shuffrey, W A , The Churches of the Deanery of North Craven, (1914), 228-35

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