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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
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SE 97647 32619


ROWLEY Rowley SE 93 SE 6/90 Church of Saint Peter 7.2.68 GV II *

Church. C12 origins, late C12 south aisle, early C13 west tower and north aisle, C14 chancel, tower raised in C15, south chancel chapel of 1730, C19 north vestry. Coursed squared rubble, with considerable brick patching, brick to porch, slate roofs. 3-stage west tower, 3-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with south chapel and north vestry. West tower: lancet to second stage, 2-light pointed belfry opening with Perpendicular tracery, crenellated parapet with corner finials. 2-light pointed west window with Perpendicular tracery. Nave: two 2-light square-headed windows with Perpendicular tracery. Deeply moulded C13 pointed south door under hoodmould with face stops. Pointed openings to C19 south porch. Coped gable with cross finial to nave. North wall: buttresses with offsets. Three 2-light square-headed windows with Perpendicular tracery: hoodmould to centre window. Blocked north door. South chapel: 2-light square-headed window with Perpendicular tracery to south. Chancel: buttresses with offsets. 2-light square-headed window with cusped ogee tracery. 3-light pointed east window with Perpendicular tracery. Raised coped gable with cross finial. C19 three-light pointed window with Perpendicular tracery to north chapel. Interior: pointed tower arch on plain imposts. Late C12 south arcade: 3 pointed double-chamfered arches on polygonal abaci, capitals with leaf-carving, cylindrical piers, and water-holding bases. Early C13 north arcade: 3 double-chamfered pointed arches on polygonal abaci with nailhead on cylindrical piers with water-holding bases. C19 pointed double- chamfered chancel arch on column corbels. Round arch, with keystone and sunk foliage panels to soffit, into south chapel: the walls of which are lined with marble funerary tablets to the Ellerker family. Round-headed piscina with continuous broad chamfer to chancel south wall. Early C13 font: tapering square base the sides ornamented with blank arcading (pointed arches) on central cylindrical column flanked by 4 corner colonettes with annuli.

Listing NGR: SE9764732619


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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: 19 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16817/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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