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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195910
OS Grid Reference: TF3191278510
OS Grid Coordinates: 531912, 378510
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2871, -0.0226
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MAIDENWELL FARFORTH LANE
TF 37 NW (east side)
7/26 Church of St.Peter
Parish church. 1861, re-using some medieval fragments. Green
sandstone rubble, limestone ashlar dressings. Slate with stone
coped gables and finials and gabled west bellcote with pointed
opening containing bell, hood mould and label stops. Nave with
bellcote and small porch, chancel. Plinth runs round entire
church. West front with 2 stage diagonal buttresses, a pair of
lancets with small vesica above, all with hood moulds and,label
stops. North side of nave with 2 pairs of lancets alternating
with 2 stage buttresses, the windows with hood moulds and label
stops. North side of chancel plain. East end with triple
lancets, that in the centre being taller, with hood mould and
label stops. South side of chancel with 2 lancets; south side
of nave with 2 pairs of lancets, all with hood moulds and label
stops. Slightly projecting gabled porch to west with pointed
doorway with continuous chamfered surround and double plank
doors. Late C13 chancel arch inside with pointed double
chamfered head, the semi-circular moulded capitals of 3 large
responds on each side, but with 3 much smaller shafts, also of
medieval origins, inserted beneath. East window with re-used C13
nook shafts, hood moulds and label stops. C15 plain octagonal
font with simply cusped panelled pediment. C19 altar rail, pews,
lectern and roofs. Ashlar monument re-set in south wall to
George Dunham, died 1725, with simple bands around border with
daisy head, lily and thistle motifs. Gravestone in nave to Mary
Mosely, died 1742. 2 long framed pieces of embroidery depicting
the 119th Psalm.
Listing NGR: TF3191278510
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Source: English Heritage
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