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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167831
OS Grid Reference: TA0241453355
OS Grid Coordinates: 502414, 453355
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9661, -0.4403
HUTTON CRANSWICK CHURCH LANE
TA 05 SW (north side)
13/21 Church of St Peter
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Church. C12 and C13 origins with C15 rebuilding and extensive restoration
of 1875-6 by Ewan Christian. "1876" on rainwater heads. Sandstone ashlar
with grey slate roof. 2-stage west tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south
porch and 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: stepped and chamfered
plinth. South-west stair turret. Angle buttresses with offsets to full
height to west. West end has 3-light pointed window with Perpendicular
tracery to head under hoodmould, partly recut. First-stage band. Second
stage has slits and twin-light, straight-headed Perpendicular belfry opening
to each side. Hollow-moulded band. Battlements with crocketed pinnacles to
angles. Nave. C19 south porch to second bay has double-chamfered pointed
arch under hoodmould. Within a plank door with mainly recut Norman
surround: 2 orders of nook-shafts with recut capitals supporting an outer
order of zigzag moulding and an inner order of roll moulding. South aisle
has buttresses with offsets between bays and stepped plinth to third and
fourth bays. To first bay and to west end are 2-light straight-headed
Perpendicular windows under hoodmoulds. To third and fourth bays and to
east end are 3-light, straight-headed windows with Perpendicular tracery to
heads in double-chamfered surrounds, largely recut. Stepped eaves and
shaped modillions. North aisle: chamfered plinth; buttresses with offsets
between bays. To westernmost bay a C19 entrance: plank door in chamfered
pointed surround under hoodmould. Otherwise pointed 3-light windows with
trefoil and cinquefoil lights, mainly recut, in double-chamfered surrounds.
Stepped eaves and shaped modillions. Chancel: stepped and chamfered plinth.
South side has priest's entrance a plank door in 4-centred, chamfered
surround. Otherwise pointed 3-cinquefoil-light windows in double-chamfered
surrounds. North side. Vestry has pointed, chamfered entrance under
hoodmould and to east a 2-light Perpendicular-style window. Otherwise
chancel has pointed 3-cinquefoil-light window in double-chamfered surround.
Chamfered eaves and shaped modillions to both sides. To east end a 3-light,
4-centred window with Perpendicular tracery to head in double-chamfered
cavetto-moulded surround under hoodmould. Ashlar copings. Cross at apex.
Interior: pointed double-chamfered tower arch. Pointed plank door in
double-chamfered surround to bell tower. 4-'lay pointed double-chamfered
arcades on cylindrical piers with roll-moulded bases and hollow-chamfered
capitals, the central pier to both aisles is wider. 2 westernmost windows
to south aisle have reused beak-head moulding to arch. Flower moulding to
west end window of north aisle. To south aisle a piscina. Double-chamfered
chancel arch on cylindrical responds with roll-moulded bases and hollow-
chamfered capitals and with flower moulding to abaci. Plain chancel.
Monuments: to south aisle a 4-centred recess with weathered effigy. To
north aisle a marble tablet with urns to Ann Awbrugh d1715. C19 octagonal
font on 4 piers. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and The East Riding, 1978,
Listing NGR: TA0241453355
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