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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: 1175659



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wintringham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 329431

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WINTRINGHAM CHURCH LANE SE 87 SE (north side, off) 8/90 Church of St Peter 10.10.66 - I

Church. Early C14 incorporating C12 chancel, with rebuilt east end of C15; early C14 arcades and chancel arch; late C14 tower, repaired 1818; C15 nave windows. Re-roofed and restored 1887. Dressed sandstone with slate roof. West tower; 4-bay aisled nave; chancel. 4-stage tower on double-chamfered plinth, with north- and south-west diagonal buttresses, north-east angle buttress and south-east vice. Shouldered doorway in first stage of vice. Chamfered string course to each tower stage. Stilted-arched west window of 3 Perpendicular lights in triple-chamfered opening with continuous hoodmould. Slit windows to north and west of third stage. Paired louvred bell openings with Decorated tracery in double-chamfered openings beneath pointed hoodmoulds on shield stops. Corbel table of masks, grotesques, fleurons and heraldic devices. Embattled parapet, enriched with wavy tracery and armorial bearings, pierced by quatrefoils, and with pinnacles and angle water spouts. Recessed octagonal spire. West windows to both aisles are square-headed, of 2 lights with Perpendicular tracery, in double- chamfered openings. Continuous coved hoodmoulds. North aisle window largely restored. North and south aisles on double-chamfered plinths. Pointed south door on original strap hinges, beneath hoodmould. 3 square- headed 2-light windows with Perpendicular tracery, in double-chamfered openings beneath continuous hoodmoulds. Chamfered eaves band with carved water spouts. Plain parapet with carved heads in place of pinnacles. Similar parapet to nave. North aisle exactly repeats the south. East end windows square-headed Perpendicular. Chancel on sloping plinth with pilaster buttresses. Narrow round-headed priests' door beneath leaf-stopped hoodmould. Low side window of paired trefoil-headed lights beneath square hoodmould. To east, two 2-light Perpendicular windows in double-chamfered openings beneath head-stopped hoodmoulds. Defaced corbel table beneath embattled parapet. North side repeats south with one Perpendicular window only, beneath hoodmould on fleuron stops, one incised, the other in low relief. Diagonal-buttressed east end on double-chamfered plinth. Restored 3-light Perpendicular window with chamfered sill band and hoodmould. Coped gables. Nave and chancel gable crosses. Interior: pointed double-chamfered tower arch, dying into sides, beneath stopped hoodmould. North and south arcades of continuous moulded, double- chamfered pointed arches on piers with tall bases, those to western responds with large broach spurs. Pointed double-chamfered chancel arch. Blocked round-arched opening in chancel north wall, in chamfer-stopped surround beneath hoodmould. Double aumbry in chamfered openings on south side. East end of both aisles closed off by C15 embattled screens of open traceried panels. In south chapel thus formed is a trefoil-headed piscina in the south wall and a carved niche with ribbed and crocketed canopy on north side. Arcaded screen inside tower, dated 1723. C17 poppyhead nave pewing; lectern and pulpit incorporate C17 panelling, some carved. Octagonal pulpit tester with pendant finials. C17 baluster poorbox carved with flowers and foliage. Norman tub font with tall octagonal cover painted with winged cherubs and dated 1736. Other fittings include a 1723 hatchment in tower; 2 painted panels in tower, one recording its repair in 1818, the second an admonishment to bellringers: "I pray you Gentlemen beware And when you ring ye Bells take care; For he that rings and breaks a stay, Must pay sixpence without delay; And if you ring in Spurs or Matt, You must likewise pay sixpence for that. Michael Gill Clarke. 1723." Paternoster and Commandment boards in north aisle; painted text from Genesis over chancel arch. Metalwork: original strap hinges on both doors; two C19 brass chandeliers. Stained glass: series of C15 saints in the tracery of all nave and aisle windows. Monument: on chancel north respond a painted memorial to John Lister (d 1651) in the form of an acrostic. Roofs: nave roof dated 1887 on south wall plate; north wall plate retained, dated 1685. Arch-braced collar beams with collar and side purlins, all wind-braced: subsidiary rafters have straight braced collars. Some roof corbels carved as heads or fleurons. Chancel roof probably early C20: hammer-beam roof with moulded ribs and traceried spandrels.

Listing NGR: SE8871973177

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National Grid Reference: SE 88726 73175


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