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Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)
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SK 49746 84126



TODWICK SK48SE 4/92 Church of St Peter 29.7.86 and St. Paul


Church. C11 nave with later porch and windows, chancel of C14 origin, C15 tower; C18 and C19 alterations. Rubble sandstone nave, otherwise ashlar and coursed, squared limestone; lead and graduated slate roofs. West tower, 3- bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel. Tower: 3 stages, Perpendicular style. Chamfered plinth and moulded band. Diagonal buttresses flank 3-light west window with cusped, pointed lights in cavetto-moulded surround with pointed arch and hoodmould. String courses between stages, slit windows to south- west internal stair. 2-light louvred belfry openings with pointed arches and hoodmoulds. North and south waterspouts beneath embattled parapet with 8 crocketed pinnacles. Nave: large quoins. Gabled porch to bay 1 has chamfered, round-arched doorway, ashlar gable copings with cuboidal apex sundial and cross;similar inner doorway under hoodmould; C14 roof with moulded, cambered tie beams to king-post trusses, that above outer door with carved scallop shell, rafters renewed 1976. Two C18 nave windows with pointed, square-faced surrounds. Blocked C11 north door on right of square-headed double-chamfered window, its tracery removed. Plain parapets. Chancel: narrower and with lower eaves. Chamfered plinth, quoins. Square-headed priest's door with deep lintel and dripstone flanked by C19 Decorated-style 2-light windows, that on left pointed and on right square-headed. Unrestored C14 3-light east window with intersecting glazing bars and hoodmould. Gable copings with cross. Interior: double- chamfered tower arch, its inner order on corbels. Nave has ogee-headed tomb recess on north wall; roof dated 1702 with moulded tie beams and short king posts. Chancel: round arch of two orders, reworked. Re-set trefoil-headed piscina in north wall. Fittings: font, brought from Worksop Abbey in 1876, has octagonal shaft and moulded bowl. Box pews, fielded dado panelling and inlaid semi-octagonal pulpit; Royal arms of George III on north wall. Jacobean, balustraded altar rail. Monuments: on blocked north door of nave an early C18 cartouche to the Ashley family of Todwick Grange; C19 wall tablet to Fox family also of Todwick Grange. Brass in hooded recess at south-east corner of nave to Thomas Garland (d1609) has figure pointing to motto 'POST TENEBRAS SPERO LUCEM'. Chancel: to north of east window a black marble tablet to John Garland (d1691) with winged cherubs and cartouche; on south side a pedimented tablet to'Eliz. Ixem' (d1664) and her 2 sons; brass on right to Elizabeth Wrightson (d1664) with Latin inscription and English verse. Stained glass: nave north window depicts St. George and is in memory of 1st World War dead.

Listing NGR: SK4974684126


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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: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04541/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Paul Eggleston. Source Historic England Archive
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