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Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
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SK 34950 99586


TANKERSLEY BLACK LANE SK39NW 4/59 Church of St. Peter 25.4.69 GV II* Church. C14 and C15, north aisle wall rebuilt 1881. Ashlar sandstone, rubble walling to chancel; nave roof not visible, C19 tiles to chancel. West tower, 3-bay nave with north aisle and south porch, 2-bay chancel with north organ chamber and vestry. Decorated; reticulated tracery. Tower: chamfered plinth, north-east vice in the form of a large buttress. 1881 datestone beneath 3-light west window with hoodmould. Round-headed slit windows beneath louvred 2-light belfry openings with rounded arches; square-headed belfry window on west. String course beneath embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles. Nave: chamfered plinth. Rebuilt south porch has iron gates by Lutyens, 1901 (Brinknam p15), in quadrant-moulded ogee arch; gable copings with cross. Porch within has cavetto- moulded south door and medieval stones in side walls. Flanking 3-light windows have restored tracery and hoodmoulds. Sundial dated 1789 at south-west corner. Three C16-C17 two-light mullioned windows (that on right altered) beneath string course and embattled parapet. Rebuilt north wall with square-headed windows having cusped ogee lights, clerestorey with two 3-light windows, parapets as south. Chancel: blocked ogee-arched priest's door flanked by 2-light windows with quadrant-moulded surrounds to ogee lights beneath square head. C19 organ chamber has buttresses flanking plate tracery window beneath gable; lean-to vestry. C14 east window of 3 lights has head-carved hoodmould beneath gable with shaped kneelers, copings and cross.

Interior: tall double-chamfered tower arch. North aisle has broach-stopped bases to cylindrical piers with moulded capitals (1 round, 1 octagonal); eastern respond with restored (?) waterleaf decoration; double-chamfered arches. Tall, pointed and double-chamfered chancel arch on moulded brackets. Pointed-arched rood-stair door. C19 roofs and fittings. Monuments: cross slab with book and chalice to Thomas Toytyll (d1482) - near priest's door; other incised slabs include one to Richard Worteley (d1435). Eastern window on south side of nave probably by Morris and Co. in the style of Burne-Jones is in memory of Ellen Walker(d1879).

S. Brinkman, The Parish and Church of St. Peter, Tankersley, in the Diocese of Sheffield, 1983.

Listing NGR: SK3495099586


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Brinkman, S, The Parish and Church of St Peter Tankersley in the Diocese of Sheffield, (1983), 15


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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