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Church of St Peter, Cleasby

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 322648

OS Grid Reference: NZ2491913074
OS Grid Coordinates: 424919, 513074
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5124, -1.6166

Location: Moor Lane, Cleasby, North Yorkshire DL2 2QZ

Locality: Cleasby
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 2QZ

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Listing Text

NZ 21 SW
4/9 Church of St Peter


Church. Rebuilt, incorporating some earlier fabric, in 1828, restored and
refitted 1878. Sandstone ashlar, Westmorland slate roofs. 4-bay nave with
west porch and bellcote, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Nave: stepped
buttresses at ends and centre; two 2-light pointed-arched windows with
Y-tracery and hoodmoulds; eaves band; ashlar coping; 2-light gabled west
belfry. North side of older fabric, cobbled, and with some carved stones;
2 matching windows. West end: stepped buttresses flanking gabled porch with
board leaved door in pointed-arched opening under hoodmould and similar
inner doorway having Y-traceried, leaded overlight, band at eaves level;
blind quatrefoil in gable. Chancel: 1 matching window, eaves band, ashlar
coping to right; 3-light matching east window. Interior: 4-centred double-
chamfered chancel arch with label on octagonal responds; early C20 ashlar
low chancel screen incorporating pulpit and reading desk, all pierced with
Gothic tracery; ashlar walls to chancel; scissor-truss roofs; retooled C13
font on newer plinth, having square bowl with roll moulding at angles and
edges, and on each face a quatrefoil; on south wall of nave, tablet
recording augmentation of perpetual curacy under Queen Anne's Bounty in
1816, also by John Robinson, Lord Bishop of London, who was born in Cleasby;
in south window of chancel, C18 yellow enamelled glass, formerly in the west
window of Bristol Cathedral, inserted there in 1710 in memory of John
Robinson, Bishop of Bristol, and moved to Cleasby in 1906. VCH i, pp 158-

Listing NGR: NZ2491913074

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Source: English Heritage

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