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Church of Saint Peter, Reighton

Description: Church of Saint Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 327022

OS Grid Reference: TA1309475226
OS Grid Coordinates: 513094, 475226
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1604, -0.2695

Location: Church Hill, Reighton, North Yorkshire YO14 9RX

Locality: Reighton
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO14 9RX

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/85 Church of Saint Peter


Church. Rebuilt 1897-1905, incorporating C12 arcade and chancel, by
Brodrick, Lowther and Walker. Rock-faced sandstone with part-tile and part-
slate roof. 3-bay nave and north aisle, south porch, chancel and west
tower. 2-stage tower with coped parapet and diagonal buttresses; 2-light
pointed bell openings beneath pointed arches to upper stage. Round-arched
opening to C19 porch. C12 lancets survive in the east end, and in the east
end of the north aisle. Remaining windows are C19, round-headed on south
side and paired lancets on north side. Interior: late C12 arcade of round
arches of two chamfered orders on cylindrical piers with round abaci,
nailhead moulding and spurs on the bases. Early C12 chancel arch of three
orders on clustered columns with steep bases and scalloped capitals. Both
north and south doors have C12 jambs to impost level. Cobbled tower space
with magnificent Norman square font, with angle columns, cable moulding to
rim, and each face carved with different pattern.

Listing NGR: TA1309475226

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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