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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: 1286332



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


District: Doncaster

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Edlington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Nov-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 334816

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Old Edlington 4/88 Church of St Peter 5/6/68 5.6.68(formerly listed as Parish Church (no dedication)

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Church in the care of the Redundant Churches Fund. C12, c13, C14 and C15. Ashlar magnesian limestone, lead roofs. West tower, 2-bay nave with south porch and north aisle, 2-bay chancel with chapel in overlap of aisle. Tower: altered C12 base; Perpendicular belfry stage. Offset diagonal west buttresses have chamfered plinths, moulded bands and carved heads near their tops. Perpendicular 2-light west window with head-carved hoodmould stops. Scalloped band and string course beneath belfry stage having unlouvred, 2- light pointed openings with hoodmoulds; string course with north and south gargoyles beneath embattled parapet with 4 crocketed pinnacles. Nave: gabled porch has diagonal buttresses and moulded arch with hoodmould; stone benches within and C12 south door having zig-zag and beak-head ornament carried down the jambs. Tall C12 round-arched window to right has shafted jambs. C12 mask-carved corbel table beneath parapet heightened by Perpendicular embattlements. North aisle: quadrant-moulded north door with pointed arch and hood; on left are 2 large buttresses with moulded plinths, offsets and gablets also 2 double-chamfered 2-light windows with tall rounded lights beneath square heads. Chancel: lower and narrower. Blocked C13 priests' door with shouldered lintel; pedimented wall monument on its right. Square- headed windows of 2 ogee-headed lights. Mask-carved corbel table on south side beneath low parapet. Matching 3-light window beneath shallow east gable Interior: double-chamfered tower arch, the inner order on corbels. Early C13 north aisle arcade has cylindrical pier, matching responds and square capitals to double-chamfered arches. C12 chancel arch; 2 orders with columns, shafts, carved capitals and zig-zag ornament. String course round east end of chancel linked by carved bosses to hood of trefoil-headed piscina in south wall; north widow has moulded ledge on 3 brackets with cusped panels between; hallow cornice with leaf carvings. Double-chamfered arch to north chapel has semi-octagonal responds and hoodmould. North aisle: section of corbel table to north wall of chancel and to east end of nave. Wall monument to east of chapel arch has plinth with skull on die beneath corniced panel flanked by drops, supporters to corniced panel over bearing heraldic device. Cl6 floor slabs in nave. Cross slab with 2 figures in chancel floor.

Listing NGR: SK5325097261

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National Grid Reference: SK 53249 97253


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