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Church of St Peter, Brafferton

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
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

Location: 5 Brafferton Hall Gardens, Brafferton, North Yorkshire YO61 2NZ

Locality: Brafferton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 2NZ

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Listing Text

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

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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