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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Wyresdale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9312 / 53°55'52"N

Longitude: -2.7589 / 2°45'32"W

OS Eastings: 350266

OS Northings: 448604

OS Grid: SD502486

Mapcode National: GBR 9Q5Z.HJ

Mapcode Global: WH84T.LGF4

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185561

Location: Nether Wyresdale, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Nether Wyresdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Barnacre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

NETHER WYRESDALE SCORTON
SD 54 NW
5/167 Church of St.Peter
17-4-1967
GV II
Church, 1878-9 by Paley and Austin. Snecked sandstone rubble with red tile
roofs and shingled spire. Comprises a west tower broached to a spire, a
nave and chancel under continuous roof, a north aisle under a pitched
roof, hipped where it abuts the hipped roof of the organ chamber, and a
south porch. The tower has diagonal buttresses, and a stair projection on
the south side. The bell openings have flat heads and are of 2 lights with
reticulated tracery except for the southern one, which is of one light.
The west window is of 3 cusped lights with moulded pointed head and
spandrel decoration. The north tower doorway has a moulded pointed arch.
The north aisle windows have pointed heads and reticulated tracery. They
are of 3, 2, and 2 lights. Its west window is of 2 lights. On the south
side, the nave has 3 windows of 3 lights, with pointed heads and flowing
tracery. The chancel has 2 similar windows of lights. The upper part of
the open porch is of timber and has carved tracery decoration. The east
window is of 5 lights with pointed head and flowing tracery. Interior has
3-bay arcade with pointed arches moulded in 2 orders and with octagonal
columns with capitals. The high pointed tower arch is moulded in 3 orders.
The pointed chancel arch has attached columns as responds. The open timber
nave roof has rafters with collars and braces, king posts braced to tie
beams and to arch-braced collars, and a collar plate. The pews, choir
stalls, and pulpit are carved with tracery decoration. There are twin
sedilia with trefoiled heads and a piscina.


Listing NGR: SD5026648604

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