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Church of St Peter, Wawne

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164535

OS Grid Reference: TA0911736819
OS Grid Coordinates: 509117, 436819
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8162, -0.3441

Location: Main Street, Wawne, East Riding of Yorkshire HU7 5XH

Locality: Wawne
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU7 5XH

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Listing Text

TA 03 NE
(south side)
10/63 Church of St Peter
- I

Church. C12 or earlier nave, early C13 north-west tower (raised in C15) and
north and south nave aisles, C13 north porch (rebuilt in C19), late C13
chancel. Coursed rubble with freestone dressings, extensive brick to
clerestory and to repairs, and slate roofs. North-west tower of 3 stages
separated by moulded string courses, 4 bay aisled nave with north porch, 2-
bay chancel. North-west tower: moulded plinth and angle buttresses with
offsets. Ground floor has 2-light square-headed window with Perpendicular
tracery, second stage has a clock, belfry stage has 2-light pointed openings
with Perpendicular tracery and brattished transoms. West elevation: lancet
to ground floor beneath carved human head, narrow trefoil-headed pointed
window to second stage. Low parapet. Nave: 2-light square headed windows
with Perpendicular tracery. Crenellated parapet to aisles. Clerestory: 2-
light pointed windows with Perpendicular tracery. Nave: 5-light pointed
west window with intricate Perpendicular tracery. 4-centred arch with
continuous moulding under hoodmould to south door. Chancel: two 2-light
windows with Y-tracery. Raised coped gable, cross finial. Interior: north
aisle of 3 pointed double-chamfered arches on octagonal abaci, cylindrical
piers, and waterholding bases. Similar south and east arches to north-west
tower, lower chamber. North aisle is very similar though the bases are
differently moulded and a little later in date. Wide pointed double-
chamfered chancel arch. 3 pointed sedilia with continuous chamfers with
similar piscina to east. At the west end of the south aisle is a C15 font
with an octagonal tub bearing recessed quatrefoil panels on an octagonal
pier and base. Foliage to corbels supporting struts of principal rafter
nave roof with bosses to tie-beams.

Listing NGR: TA0911636818

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Source: English Heritage

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