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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 164563
OS Grid Reference: SE9678046302
OS Grid Coordinates: 496780, 446302
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9039, -0.5284
DALTON HOLME HOLME-ON-THE-WOLDS
SE 94 NE
CHURCH LANE (north side)
2/28 Church of St Peter
Church. C12 origins, C14 east wall, late C18 north and south wall
incorporating reused mediaeval masonry, west wall and bellcote of 1862.
Ashlar, red brick to north and south walls. 2 bays. South wall: buttress
with offsets. Square-headed window of 2 lights with cinquefoil heads under
hoodmould. Dentilled brick eaves cornice, stopped at east end, by a fine
C12 gargoyle. West wall: buttresses with offsets flank a large pointed
opening, with a grotesque at the apex, now reduced by infilling, which
encloses a pointed west door with continuous double hollow chamfers. Over
the door and to the spandrels of the larger arch, are cavities which
formerly housed sculptures of cl190 now removed to the Church of Saint Mary,
Etton (qv). Bellcote with round arch to coped gable. North wall: blank.
East wall: chamfered plinth and flanking buttresses with offsets. 2-light
pointed east window with Decorated tracery flanked by face-stops under a
raised coped gable. Cut into 2 stones immediately beneath the mullion of
the window is a cross flory on 3 steps. Interior: west end: at eaves level
runs a string of reused C12 moulded stones finished at each end with a reset
capital: a scallop capital with saltire crosses, to the right, and a figure
of a swordsman to the left. East end: a running string composed of reused
C12 string course stones (to the horizontal sections) and C12 voussoirs as a
hoodmould (over the east window): saltire crosses to the string course
stones, chevrons with faces and geometric ornament to the voussoirs.
Roofless and derelict at time of resurvey. The surviving structure is the
chancel only of the earlier Church of St Peter, demolished in 1862 after the
construction of the Church of St Mary, South Dalton (qv).
Listing NGR: SE9678046302
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