Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324832
OS Grid Reference: SD9717358840
OS Grid Coordinates: 397173, 458840
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0256, -2.0446
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RYLSTONE CHURCH LANE
15/78 Church of St. Peter
Church. 1853 by E.G. Paley of Lancaster. Coursed squared gritstone,
graduated stone slate roof. 3-stage west tower, 4-bay nave and chancel in
one, north and south aisles and south porch. In Gothic style. Tower: offset
diagonal buttresses; stair to south-east; Perpendicular-style west windows
of 3 lights with hoodmould to first stage, 2 lights to second, and to each
side of third stage a C15 - C16 style flat-headed 3-light window with
hoodmould; moulded crenellated parapet. Nave and chancel: Decorated-style
porch, and 2-light side windows with hoodmoulds; clerestory windows as
tower 3rd stage; 5-light Decorated style east window, Interior: porch side
benches are supported by fragments of cusped window tracery; octagonal
pillars to nave supporting double-chamfered arches; wide tower arch with
corbelled inner order; plain chancel arch; contemporary pulpit and font.
War memorial in chancel to Richard Waddilove Esquire of Rylstone who
bequeathed £1000 towards the rebuilding of the church, d.1850; another
Memorial to Abraham Maude, d. ?1876, who helped with the cost of rebuilding
the church school, schoolhouse and rectory at Rylstone.
Listing NGR: SD9717358840
Source: English Heritage
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