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Church of Saint Peter, Scrayingham

Description: Church of Saint Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 328804

OS Grid Reference: SE7328560387
OS Grid Coordinates: 473285, 460387
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0343, -0.8826

Location: Scrayingham, North Yorkshire YO41 1JD

Locality: Scrayingham
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO41 1JD

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Listing Text

SE 76 SW
(north side)
5/100 Church of Saint Peter
(Formerly listed as Church of
St Peter and St Paul)
- II

Church. 1853, incorporating north wall probably of C14. Limestone ashlar,
Westmorland slate. 4-bay nave with south arcade and porch, 3-bay chancel
with vestry to north. Gothic Revival. West end: tall lancet, with trefoil
and bell-cote above, divided by buttress from similar window in south aisle.
Nave: to south 2-light windows with geometrical tracery and pointed door to
second bay; lancets to north. Blocked north doorway with foliate capital
supporting pointed arch. Chancel: pointed door with 2-light window to left
and single-light window to right to south. Vestry to north has shouldered
doorway and lancets. East end: 3-light window with quatrefoil tracery.
Interior: built into vestry wall are 6 Norman corbels, a number of foliate
cross coffin lids, a piece of leaf carving and part of a seated figure in
relief. George Hudson, "The Railway King" (1800-1871) is buried in the
churchyard. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE7328560387

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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