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Church of Saint Peter, Rowley

Description: Church of Saint Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164732

OS Grid Reference: SE9764732619
OS Grid Coordinates: 497647, 432619
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7808, -0.5196

Location: Rowley, East Riding of Yorkshire HU20 3XR

Locality: Rowley
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU20 3XR

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Listing Text

SE 93 SE
6/90 Church of Saint Peter

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

Listing NGR: SE9764732619

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Source: English Heritage

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