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Description: Church of Saint Peter
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166508
OS Grid Reference: TA2264034853
OS Grid Coordinates: 522640, 434853
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7955, -0.1396
HUMBLETON FITLING ROAD
TA 23 SW
(west end, off)
7/48 Church of Saint Peter
Church. C13 nave, late C13 chancel, C14 west tower, C15 aisles, south porch
of 1744. Ashlar and cobbles, brick to chancel, rusticated brick, rendered,
to south porch. Slate roofs. 3-stage west tower, 4-bay nave with north and
south aisles embracing tower, 2-bay chancel. West tower: diagonal
buttresses, moulded strings. Slit windows to second stage, cusped Y-tracery
to pointed belfry openings. Crenellated parapet. Pointed 3-light west
window with Perpendicular tracery under hood-mould. Nave: moulded plinth,
buttresses with offsets. Two 3-light windows to west , two 4-light windows
to east, all with Perpendicular tracery under 4-centred arches. Four
2-light pointed windows with cusped Y-tracery to clerestorey. Pointed south
door with continuous filleted roll mouldings. South porch: double-leaf
boarded doors under segmental head with keyblock. Datestone over with names
of churchwardens etc. Chancel: angle buttresses. Square-headed priests'
door beneath 2-light square headed window. Square-headed west window of
3 lights with chamfered mullions. North chancel wall has lancet to west and
pointed 2-light window with geometrical tracery under hood-mould with face
stops to east. Interior: pointed double-chamfered tower arch with moulded
capitals and bases. Similar lower tower arches to north and south aisles.
Projecting semicircular stair-turret to nave: re-appears within tower at
high level as a corbelled-out semicircular projection. Late C13 south
arcade: pointed double-chamfered arches on octagonal piers and responds with
moulded capitals and waterholding bases. Late C14 north arcade of similar
arches on octagonal piers with moulded capitals and hollow chamfered bases.
Pointed double-chamfered chancel arch similar to those of south arcade.
North aisle: upper portion of formerly kneeling alabaster figure of William
Thompson died 1637. South aisle: moulded corbels alternate with simple
face-masks to support aisle roof upper wall-plate. Late C14 south door with
wave-moulded boards and smaller ogee-headed wicket door to centre. Original
Listing NGR: TA2264034853
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Source: English Heritage
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