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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 240012
OS Grid Reference: NY9199871378
OS Grid Coordinates: 391998, 571378
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0369, -2.1267
HUMSHAUGH HUMSHAUGH VILLAGE
NY 9171 and NY 9271 (South side)
12/253 and 13/253 Church of St. Peter
Parish Church, 1818 by H.H. Seward. Tooled ashlar; Lakeland slate roof. Broad
3-bay nave with west porch, north organ chamber and small sanctuary; Greek
Revival proportions with minimal Gothic detail. Chamfered plinth, buttresses
(set back at nave corners, and between bays on south) with moulded tops; moulded
eaves cornice. West end shows 3 steps up to porch with panelled double doors
in pointed arch; hollow-chamfered gable coping above; pointed lights in returns.
Flanking pointed-arched windows. Circular window above. Bellcote, with tall
pointed opening on gable; hollow-chamfered coping to gable and bellcote. South
wall of nave has three 2-light windows with Y tracery; 2 similar windows on
north and in projecting central organ chamber. East gable has cornice and cross-
gabled turret with blind lancet.
Lower sanctuary has 3-light east window with intersecting tracery; and circular
opening beneath gable with hollow-chamfered coping.
All windows in double-chamfered surrounds with hollow-chamfered hoodmoulds.
Interior: 4-centred chamfered sanctuary arch. Box pews at front and in side
aisles. Some marble memorial tablets. Creed and pater boards. 2 hatchments
(George III and Greenwich Hospital) over west door.
Listing NGR: NY9199871378
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Source: English Heritage
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