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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4158 / 54°24'56"N

Longitude: -1.4906 / 1°29'26"W

OS Eastings: 433154

OS Northings: 502384

OS Grid: NZ331023

Mapcode National: GBR LK1C.2T

Mapcode Global: WHD7N.28GL

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 31 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315131

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332370

Location: Birkby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, DL7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Birkby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Birkby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


6/7 Church of St Peter

- II

Church. 1776 with alterations in 1872. Brick with ashlar dressings and
graduated stone slate roof. Nave with south porch and chancel bay. Ashlar
plinth. Nave: 3 bays. Gabled south porch of 1872 to west with pointed-
arched chamfered doorway, diagonal buttresses, stone coping and gable cross.
Two 1872 2-light pointed-arched chamfered windows with hoodmoulds, Decorated
in style. Continuous sill band. North side: outer bays have original blind
round-arched windows with brick voussoirs and keystones, central window
similar to south windows within an C18 opening. West end has similar
window. Eaves band, stone coping. Also a gabled bellcote of 1872 with 2
pointed-arched openings and round opening in gable, gable cross. Chancel:
consists of a large canted bay, also with sill band. 3-light pointed east
window of 1872 has geometric tracery and hoodmould, to each side blind
round-arched windows of 1776 with brick voussoirs and keystones. Roof
hipped with weather-vane. Porch and eastern window interrupting blocked C18
round-arched windows of gauged brick with stone keyblocks. Interior: Full
set of C17 benches, oak panelled with 2 knob finials to each bench end.

Listing NGR: NZ3315402384

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