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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elmton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2557 / 53°15'20"N

Longitude: -1.248 / 1°14'52"W

OS Eastings: 450265

OS Northings: 373452

OS Grid: SK502734

Mapcode National: GBR MZQS.LM

Mapcode Global: WHDFC.SFWG

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79294

Location: Elmton, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S80

County: Derbyshire

District: Bolsover

Civil Parish: Elmton with Creswell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Elmton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5/125 (East Side)
26.8.25 Church of St Peter

Parish church. 1773. Sandstone ashlar. Hipped and gabled welsh slate roofs. Stone
coped gable with moulded kneelers. Moulded dentil eaves cornice continuing as a band
around the tower. West tower partly engaged by the nave. Nave, chancel and north
vestry. Low tower rising only a short way above the nave roof. Pitched roof with
plain gable ends and moulded eaves cornice. South doorway with moulded architrave,
bolection moulded frieze and cornice. Pair of C19 plank doors. Blind lunette above,
with radiating voussoirs. Louvred circular bell-opening. On the west side is a tall
round-arched window with moulded arch set within a blind round-arched recess.
Circular louvred bell-opening above. To the north a C20 brick boiler house and
chimney not of special interest. Blind rectangular window. The north side of the
nave has three tall blind round arches and a cornice without dentils. Square
projecting vestry has a doorway to the west and a stepped round-arched window to the
east, with moulded keystone. Hipped roof to chancel. Canted apse to the east has a
central round-arched window with moulded arch and impost blocks, set within a blind
round arch. Similar window on the south side of the chancel and three similar
windows on the south side of the nave, all with radiating voussoirs. Plain plastered
interior with flat ceiling. Circular font on an octagonal base. C18 pulpit with
raised and fielded panels, fluted pilasters and tester. Plain round-arched chancel
arch. Painted chancel ceiling. Communion rails with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: SK5026573452

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