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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Dalby-cum-Skewsby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1328 / 54°7'58"N

Longitude: -1.0263 / 1°1'34"W

OS Eastings: 463722

OS Northings: 471212

OS Grid: SE637712

Mapcode National: GBR PN8N.M8

Mapcode Global: WHFBC.6DK1

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 17 May 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332752

Location: Dalby-cum-Skewsby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Dalby-cum-Skewsby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dalby with Whenby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

DALBY-CUM-SKEWSBY DALBY
SE 67 SW
7/43
Church of St Peter
17.5.60
- I

Church. Early C12, C15, C16 and C19. Sandstone, Welsh slate and lead roofs.
3-bay nave with western bellcote and south porch; 2-bay chancel. Nave: C12;
rubble; from left, stepped diagonal buttress; C19 porch of open timber-frame on
low stone wall masking round-arched south doorway of 1 order with imposts; two
2-light windows with Cl9 Y-tracery; coping; west end has C15 flat-headed window
of 2 trefoiled ogee-headed lights, with hood mould, and C19 2-light belfry;
north side C15, of coursed stone, blocked continuously-moulded chamfer-stopped
Tudor-arched doorway, and high-level single-light window towards east end and
stepped buttress. Chancel: C15, coursed stone; stepped plinth; stepped buttres-
ses to left and centre; each bay has a C16 low single-light flat-headed window,
rebated and with iron stanchion and saddle bars; below left window a worn shield
with crudely-carved head; water-spout from eaves of first bay; parapet with deep
crenellations; east end has diagonal buttresses and C16 window of 3-lights
matching those on south, and on each jamb a carved stone, with the crossed keys
of St Peter to left, and the Instruments of the Passion to the right, also a
worn stone above, each with a dripstone, and with a worn shield with crudely-
carved head further to the left of the window; north side has 2 stepped buttres-
ses and a water-spout in each bay, that to east a gargoyle. Interior: early C12
chancel arch on imposts, and facing nave to left, a pointed-arched niche;
interior of chancel is of unplastered ashlar stone, rising unchecked into a
pointed tunnel vault; chamfered segmental rere arches to windows; four C15 oak
tie beams in nave; on north wall of nave, fragment of black-letter painted
inscription in decorative border, also white marble memorial tablet to Rev
Thomas Lumley d.1805 set on coloured marble mount; on south wall of nave,
aedicule monument to Alan Ascough, Armiger, who died in 1675 aged 85 years after
a marriage of 63 years to his wife Ann, the Corinthian columns carry a steep
open pediment font a large hemispherical bowl on a C19 stem and base; high on
the west wall, the royal coat of arms of George "IIII"; at the west end of the
north wall of the nave, in a screened vestry, a Benefaction Board; on south wall
of chancel, traces of painted lettering and a cast-iron safe door with Gothic
tracery. The fortified form of the chancel is most unusual. VCH ii, pp
126-127.


Listing NGR: SE6371771213

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