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Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Brampton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2433 / 53°14'35"N

Longitude: -1.4977 / 1°29'51"W

OS Eastings: 433615

OS Northings: 371924

OS Grid: SK336719

Mapcode National: GBR KZZY.J2

Mapcode Global: WHCD3.YQYZ

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Last Amended: 30 August 1995

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393493

Location: Brampton, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S42

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Brampton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Old Brampton Saints Peter and Paul

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK37SW Parish Church of St Peter and St
1264-0/2/91 Paul
(Formerly Listed as:
Church of St Peter and St Paul)
Church. Mid C14 with C12 and mid C13 remains, fragments of
sculpture of c1300, and Perpendicular additions and
alterations. Restored 1868. Sandstone rubble with ashlar
dressings and ashlar spire. Lead roofs behind embattled
parapets, and porch roof of interlocking sandstone slabs.
Comprises a west tower with octagonal broached spire, nave
with clerestorey, north and south aisles, south porch, lower
chancel, and north vestry. The tower is of 3 stages with
weathered set-backs and with angle buttresses. The bell
openings are each of 2 pointed lights under a pointed head.
The tower has 2 tiers of lucarnes. The west window is of 3
Tudor-arched lights in a moulded rectangular opening. On the
south side the middle stage of the tower has a one-light
chamfered window below a clock face. Below that there is a
window formed by a cross within a circle. The north aisle has
mullioned windows with rounded heads to the lights - of 2
lights facing west and of 3 and 2 lights facing north. Towards
the right-hand end of the north wall is a blocked chamfered
round-arched doorway. The clerestorey has 3 windows each of 2
cinquefoiled lights. The south clerestorey is similar. The
west window of the south aisle is a narrow chamfered lancet.
To the right of the porch there are 2 moulded mullioned
windows, each of 3 cinquefoiled lights. Above the left-hand
window is a re-set worn carved figure, and to the left of the
right-hand window a carved 'Green Man' figure. The porch has a
double-chamfered arch with moulded capitals to the responds
and with the outer order of the arch and the crocketed hood
mould having an ogee shape. The roof is of solid stone slabs,
partly supported by a chamfered pointed internal arch. The
inner doorway is Norman and probably re-set with a slight
point to the round arch. The inner order is chamfered and the
outer one square and carried on angle shafts. Set above the
doorway is a stone tablet carved with a figure. The east
window of the south aisle is of 3 mullioned lights under a
flat head. Above is a tablet (the upper part damaged) carved
with a seated figure of Christ. To the left is a figure of the
Virgin and Child. The south wall of the chancel has two
3-light mullioned windows with flat heads. Between them is a
chamfered doorway with triangular head, and above is the
carved head of a 'Green Man'. The east window of the chancel
is pointed and has C19 cusped tracery. The north wall of the
chancel is blank. In the angle with the north aisle is a
vestry and boiler house.
INTERIOR: The internal walls are of exposed rubble with ashlar
dressings. The tower arch is pointed, with 2 square outer
orders and one inner chamfered order. The responds are
keel-moulded and have moulded capitals. Two tower buttresses
project into the nave. The nave arcades are of 3 bays and have
pointed arches chamfered in 2 orders springing from alternate
round and quatrefoil piers. Chamfered relieving arches over
the 2 eastern bays were inserted in 1821 when the eastern
piers were removed. These were reinstated during the 1868
restoration. Above the chancel arch is a chamfered basket
arch. The chancel arch below is pointed and is chamfered in 3
orders springing from shafts with moulded capitals. The nave
roof is boarded and has pine king-post trusses. The north wall
of the north aisle contains a trefoiled piscina with a broken
bowl. An organ is set within a C19 pointed archway in the
north wall of the chancel. The chancel roof is boarded and has
3 collar-beam trusses. To each side of the tower arch are
re-set canopied figures of St Peter and St Paul, formerly in
the south wall of the south aisle. Attached to the wall to the
left of the arch is a grave slab to Matilda le Caus (d. 1224)
with a Lombardic inscription and with a carved head,
shoulders, and hands holding a heart visible through a
quatrefoil. A memorial attached to the north wall of the north
aisle was erected in 1673 in memory of the Clarke family and
has crudely carved figure holding curtains away from the
inscription. A memorial to Geoffrey Clarke (d. 1734) at the
east end of the north aisle is of marble and carved with
sarcophagus, urn, Corinthian pilasters, and a broken segmental
pediment. It is inscribed: 'Sam Huskisson Fecit'. The
octagonal sandstone font appears to be late C19 and has
tracery decoration. Late C19 glass includes an east window
showing the Ascension of Christ, and 2 windows in the south
wall of the chancel showing scenes from the life of Christ.

Listing NGR: SK3361471926

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