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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Edlington, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4693 / 53°28'9"N

Longitude: -1.1993 / 1°11'57"W

OS Eastings: 453249

OS Northings: 397253

OS Grid: SK532972

Mapcode National: GBR NX2B.42

Mapcode Global: WHDDF.K245

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 5 June 1968

Last Amended: 26 November 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334816

Location: Edlington, Doncaster, DN12

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Edlington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Edlington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

EDLINGTON EDLINGTON LANE
SK59NW (west side),

Old Edlington
4/88 Church of St Peter
5/6/68 5.6.68(formerly listed
as Parish Church (no
dedication)

GV l


Church in the care of the Redundant Churches Fund. C12, c13, C14 and C15.
Ashlar magnesian limestone, lead roofs. West tower, 2-bay nave with south
porch and north aisle, 2-bay chancel with chapel in overlap of aisle.
Tower: altered C12 base; Perpendicular belfry stage. Offset diagonal west
buttresses have chamfered plinths, moulded bands and carved heads near their
tops. Perpendicular 2-light west window with head-carved hoodmould stops.
Scalloped band and string course beneath belfry stage having unlouvred, 2-
light pointed openings with hoodmoulds; string course with north and south
gargoyles beneath embattled parapet with 4 crocketed pinnacles. Nave: gabled
porch has diagonal buttresses and moulded arch with hoodmould; stone benches
within and C12 south door having zig-zag and beak-head ornament carried down
the jambs. Tall C12 round-arched window to right has shafted jambs. C12
mask-carved corbel table beneath parapet heightened by Perpendicular
embattlements. North aisle: quadrant-moulded north door with pointed arch
and hood; on left are 2 large buttresses with moulded plinths, offsets and
gablets also 2 double-chamfered 2-light windows with tall rounded lights
beneath square heads. Chancel: lower and narrower. Blocked C13 priests'
door with shouldered lintel; pedimented wall monument on its right. Square-
headed windows of 2 ogee-headed lights. Mask-carved corbel table on south
side beneath low parapet. Matching 3-light window beneath shallow east gable
Interior: double-chamfered tower arch, the inner order on corbels. Early C13
north aisle arcade has cylindrical pier, matching responds and square
capitals to double-chamfered arches. C12 chancel arch; 2 orders with
columns, shafts, carved capitals and zig-zag ornament. String course round
east end of chancel linked by carved bosses to hood of trefoil-headed piscina
in south wall; north widow has moulded ledge on 3 brackets with cusped
panels between; hallow cornice with leaf carvings. Double-chamfered arch to
north chapel has semi-octagonal responds and hoodmould. North aisle: section
of corbel table to north wall of chancel and to east end of nave. Wall
monument to east of chapel arch has plinth with skull on die beneath corniced
panel flanked by drops, supporters to corniced panel over bearing heraldic
device. Cl6 floor slabs in nave. Cross slab with 2 figures in chancel
floor.


Listing NGR: SK5325097261

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