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North Yorkshire
Hambleton (District Authority)
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SE 63722 71212


DALBY-CUM-SKEWSBY DALBY SE 67 SW 7/43 Church of St Peter 17.5.60 - I

Church. Early C12, C15, C16 and C19. Sandstone, Welsh slate and lead roofs. 3-bay nave with western bellcote and south porch; 2-bay chancel. Nave: C12; rubble; from left, stepped diagonal buttress; C19 porch of open timber-frame on low stone wall masking round-arched south doorway of 1 order with imposts; two 2-light windows with Cl9 Y-tracery; coping; west end has C15 flat-headed window of 2 trefoiled ogee-headed lights, with hood mould, and C19 2-light belfry; north side C15, of coursed stone, blocked continuously-moulded chamfer-stopped Tudor-arched doorway, and high-level single-light window towards east end and stepped buttress. Chancel: C15, coursed stone; stepped plinth; stepped buttres- ses to left and centre; each bay has a C16 low single-light flat-headed window, rebated and with iron stanchion and saddle bars; below left window a worn shield with crudely-carved head; water-spout from eaves of first bay; parapet with deep crenellations; east end has diagonal buttresses and C16 window of 3-lights matching those on south, and on each jamb a carved stone, with the crossed keys of St Peter to left, and the Instruments of the Passion to the right, also a worn stone above, each with a dripstone, and with a worn shield with crudely- carved head further to the left of the window; north side has 2 stepped buttres- ses and a water-spout in each bay, that to east a gargoyle. Interior: early C12 chancel arch on imposts, and facing nave to left, a pointed-arched niche; interior of chancel is of unplastered ashlar stone, rising unchecked into a pointed tunnel vault; chamfered segmental rere arches to windows; four C15 oak tie beams in nave; on north wall of nave, fragment of black-letter painted inscription in decorative border, also white marble memorial tablet to Rev Thomas Lumley d.1805 set on coloured marble mount; on south wall of nave, aedicule monument to Alan Ascough, Armiger, who died in 1675 aged 85 years after a marriage of 63 years to his wife Ann, the Corinthian columns carry a steep open pediment font a large hemispherical bowl on a C19 stem and base; high on the west wall, the royal coat of arms of George "IIII"; at the west end of the north wall of the nave, in a screened vestry, a Benefaction Board; on south wall of chancel, traces of painted lettering and a cast-iron safe door with Gothic tracery. The fortified form of the chancel is most unusual. VCH ii, pp 126-127.

Listing NGR: SE6371771213


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Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 126-127


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: 17 Aug 2007
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