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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 196967
OS Grid Reference: SK9462680176
OS Grid Coordinates: 494626, 380176
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3101, -0.5812
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SK 98 SW AISTHORPE CHURCH LANE
1/3 Church of
Parish church. 1867 by T. C. Hine of Nottingham. Rock faced
limestone ashlar and dressings, bands of contrasting red
sandstone. Plain tiled roofs with raised stone coped gables and
decorative kneelers, crosses fleury above. Built in a C13 style.
West tower, nave, chancel, north porch and vestry. West tower of
3 stages with angled buttresses,paired pointed lights with
circular openings to tympana, nook shafts on all 4 faces of
belfry stage. In the west wall a wheel window with moulded
surround and lobes separated by colonettes. Above is a single
lancet. broach spire with large coursed lucarnes in principal
directions having stone gables with floriate terminals. Gabled
north porch with pointed headed doorway and inside a single
chamfered doorway without capitals. Paired quatrefoil lights to
side walls. North nave wall has 2 paired lights with plate
tracery and 4 quatrefoil vents at wall head. North wall of
chancel has 2 lancets. Chancel east window of 3 lights of plate
tracery with octofoil over. South chancel window is a paired
light with plate tracery and the attached vestry has a single
lancet east light and a shaped ashlar chimney stack to the south
west angle. The south nave wall has a single 3 light window with
octofoil in the head and two 2 light windows with cinquefoils
over; 4 quatrefoil vents to top of wall. All windows have
hoodmoulds, human head stops and arches in alternating limestone
and red sandstone. Interior. Tall double chamfered tower arch
dies into imposts. Inscribed chancel arch, also double chamfered
and stilted with octagonal capitals and responds. In the chancel
is a painted wooden ceiling having hobnail decorated cornices and
corbels. Behind the altar a reredos with 5 small. arches
springing fron marble colonettes. Trefoil headed gabled aumbry
surmounted by cross in the north wall. Oak chancel and tower
screens in the Perpendicular style. Octagonal font with floriate
decorated panels and fine brass mounted cover. 3 brass 2 tier
candelabra. Other fittings all 1867.
Listing NGR: SK9462680176
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Source: English Heritage
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