Description: Church of Saint Peter
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
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SCRAYINGHAM MAIN STREET
SE 76 SW
5/100 Church of Saint Peter
(Formerly listed as Church of
St Peter and St Paul)
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
Source: English Heritage
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