Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 333361
OS Grid Reference: SE4364670152
OS Grid Coordinates: 443646, 470152
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1254, -1.3336
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SE 4370 BRAFFERTON BRIDGE STREET
8/18 (north side, off)
Church of St Peter
Church. C15 west tower, early C16 east chapels and chancel arcade. Nave and east wall
of chancel rebuilt 1826-31. J P Pritchett. Restored 1878. Sandstone ashlar. Slate
roof to chancel, other roofs concealed. West tower, wide aisleless nave and 2-bay
chancel flanked by chapels. Battlemented 3-stage tower with set-offs. 3-light window
with C20 glazing, tiny trefoil window and 2-light bell openings. Battlemented nave of
greater width than east end. Wooden roof structure. Stepped group of 3-tall windows
with transoms to each side adapts Perpendicular tracery design of chancel.
Battlemented east chapels and chancel. 4-centred chancel with door. Inscription to
east wall of north chapel: 'Soli deo gloria' and to the south wall of the south
chapel: 'Orate aia Radulfi Nevell fundatoris istius cacellarii'. Below are 3 carved
shields of Ralph Nevill, his wife and daughter Katherine, wife of Sir Walter Strickland
and the words: 'et gloria soli deo honor et...' Plain chancel arcade with octagonal
piers, capitals partly recent. Chamfered 2-centred arches C19 east window with glass
by Kempe (also in south chapel) 1884-91. C14 font basin. Memorial slab to Laton
Trewen Turner d.1777 with urn and inscription to north side of west wall of nave.
Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, P86-7.
Listing NGR: SE4364670152
Source: English Heritage
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