Church of St Peter, Norton-on-Derwent
Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 4 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 329716
OS Grid Reference: SE7942771029
OS Grid Coordinates: 479427, 471029
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1290, -0.7860
Location: Langton Road, Norton, North Yorkshire YO17 9AD
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SE 7971 NORTON-ON-DERWENT LANGTON ROAD
9/33 Church of St Peter
Church. 1889-91. By C Hodgson Fowler. Chiselled sandstone with sandstone
ashlar dressings; slate roof. West tower; 6-bay, aisled nave and
clerestory; south porch; chancel, vestry, organ chamber and south chapel.
4-stage buttressed tower on plinth has west door beneath pointed head-
stopped hood-mould. 4-light window with reticulated tracery and chamfered
sill above with a stopped ogee-arched hood-mould. Bracketed ledge to third
stage with statue of St Peter beneath crocketed canopy. 2-light mullion and
transom bell openings beneath crocketed ogee arches to each face, over
corbelled chamfered band. Corbel table beneath embattled parapet with
crocketed pinnacles and waterspouts. Opening to gabled south porch is a 2-
centred arch on half octagonal shafts with a continuous hood-mould forming
an impost band. Triple-arched niche over. Pointed doors with long foliate
wrought-iron hinges. Buttressed nave has 2-light windows with reticulated
tracery beneath pointed hood-moulds. Continuous sill band. Clerestory
windows are similar, of 3 lights. Tall west window of 5 lights with
reticulated tracery and chamfered sill band. Coped gables and gable
crosses to nave, chancel and porch. Interior: tall quoined tower arch of 3
chamfered orders. Pointed arcade of 2 chamfered orders on octagonal piers.
Chancel arch of 2 orders springing from responds with attached shafts. Cll
square font with blind arcading on a cylindrical pedestal with roll moulded
foot. Pulpit and tester by W Brierley. Stained glass window by Kempe.
Listing NGR: SE7942771029
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