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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334902

OS Grid Reference: SE6141909730
OS Grid Coordinates: 461419, 409730
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5806, -1.0738

Location: Church Road, Barnby Dun, Doncaster DN3 1EY

Locality: Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN3 1EY

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Listing Text

SE 60 NW WITH KIRK SANDALL (west side),
Barnby Dun
8/38 Church of St. Peter
5.6.68 and St. Paul


Church. Early C14 and C15; chancel rebuilt 1860 by Hadfield and Goldie.
Ashlar magnesian limestone, lead and slate roofs. West tower, 4-bay aisled
nave with south porch, wider 3-bay chancel. Tower: Perpendicular; 3 stages.
Chamfered plinth, moulded band, full-height angle buttresses. String course
beneath 3-light west window having hollow-chamfered surround and hoodmould
with head-carved stops; string courses below and above 2nd stage; 2-light
belfry windows with louvres and hoodmoulds with head-carved stops; string
course with north and south gargoyles beneath embattled parapet with 8
crocketed pinnacles. Navel Decorated; gabled porch to bay 2 with double-
chamfered arch springing from plainly-chamfered jambs, hoodmould with head-
carved stops; square sundial beneath coped gable; arch of inner door is
double-quadrant moulded and has hoodmould. Aisle has angle buttresses to
west and east and buttress between bays 3 and 4; 2- and 3-light windows with
reticulated tracery in chamfered, square-headed surrounds, animated gargoyles
beneath oversailing parapet with roll-moulded copings. Clerestorey: pointed
2-light windows with cusped and foiled lights; door to east. String course
with water spouts beneath parapet; steeply-pitched roof with east gable
copings. North aisle, similar to south aisle, has pointed, quadrant-moulded
north doorway and easternmost window of 3-lights with buttress to right
having crocketed-ogee niche. Chancel: buttresses to east angles and between
bays; south side has double-quadrant moulded priests' door and string course
beneath cusped and foiled 2-light windows with hoodmoulds and head-carved
stops. Moulded eaves cornice; steeply-pitched roof with roll-moulded east
gable copings and base for cross; pointed 5-light east window in same style
as south windows, the flanking buttresses having statue niches with
crocketed-ogee heads.
Interior: organ built across tall treble-chamfered tower arch. 4-bay aisle
arcades with quatrefoil piers, moulded capitals and double-chamfered arches;
crocketed, ogee recess at east end of north aisle north wall, window on left
has angels beneath brackets in the jambs. Tall quadrant-moulded and hollow-
chamfered chancel arch on keeled responds, that to south incorporating a
cylindrical stair-turret, Decorated 3-seat sedilia with cusped openings and
hoodmould springing from angels; matching piscina niche on left with bowl in
the head of an outstretched figure of a man. C19 roofs, Fittings:
Perpendicular font, octagonal with shield or leaf motifs. Octagonal wooden
pulpit with carved panels, probably C19; also C19 traceried, 8-panel reredos,
Monuments: two C19 wall monuments in north aisle, another to James Bruce
(d.1798) has woman with pelican and 3 young at her knee. beside a pedestal
with vase. In south aisle a C17 architraved stone plaque with skulls and
shields of arms, in memory of Roger Portington. On chancel north wall a
standing monument to Francis Gregory (d.1671) has 3 shields to its base and
foliage about an inscribed cartouche; set on wall above, a crest with
mantling and another stone with 3 cherubs' heads. To right a monument to Sir
Thomas Hodgson and daughter Frances (d.1732) of Bramwith Hall, by
Scheemakers, has their busts beside a sarcophagus surmounted by gadrooned

Listing NGR: SE6141709730

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Source: English Heritage

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