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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Addingham, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.9433 / 53°56'35"N

Longitude: -1.8716 / 1°52'17"W

OS Eastings: 408522

OS Northings: 449696

OS Grid: SE085496

Mapcode National: GBR HQCV.L5

Mapcode Global: WHC8N.64ZT

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337786

Location: Addingham, Bradford, LS29

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Addingham

Built-Up Area: Addingham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Addingham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

10.9.54 (north side off)

4/56 Church of
St. Peter


Parish Church. Late C15 rebuild of Norman church, traces of which
remain inside interior of tower (re-used stone with chevron decoration),
late medieval timber roof to nave, probably contemporary with Tudor
north aisle; west tower and south nave wall rebuilt 1757 (date on the
tower)-1760 by Joshua Brear, a local mason, (Church Minute Book,
Sheepscar Library, Leeds), chancel restored 1875. Dressed stone, stone
slate roof. Nave, chancel, north aisle, vestry and west tower. Classical
except north aisle which is Perpendicular. Plinth, rusticated quoins.
2-stage tower: 1st stage has window with architrave, impost and
semicircular head with keystone and Gothick glazing and clock in 2 faces.
Band separates the stages. South face bears date below 2-light belfry.
Parapet, crocketed pinnacles. 3-bay nave and 2-bay chancel with lower
roof all with semicircular-arched windows with keystones, imposts and
architraves. 2 doorways with Gibbs surround and triple keystone. North
aisle has 4 bays of 3-light chamfered mullioned windows with arched
lights and sunken spandrels articulated by offset buttresses. Victorian
east end has 3-light window with panel tracery and 2-light window to
vestry under separate roof. Coped gables with kneelers, that to chancel
surmounted by carved cross.

Interior: Nave has 3-bay Tudor arcade with octagonal piers lacking
capitals and 4-centred chamfered arches. Chancel arch is 4-centred
on square piers. A further bay to aisle east of chancel arch is
similar. Good 5-bay nave roof. King-post trusses with stop-chamfered
principals, curved braces to ridge, moulded tie-beams, 2 have carved
bosses. Tie-beam supported on stubby wooden corbel with curved brace.
Aisle has lean-to roof of 10 bays, straight principals with roll-moulded
edges. 2 trenched stop-chamfered purlins. West gallery carried on
turned wooden columns. Semi-octagonal baptistry set under gallery
retains C18 font of baluster shape. Chancel has C19 3-bay arched-
braced hammer-beam boarded roof which retains its original stencil
decoration. Several wall monuments to the Cuncliffe family of
Farfield Hall (q.v.) the best by Sherwood (Derby) to Eliza Parr, 1809:
the crown decorated with mourning figure and draped urn, the apron
with swag either side of inscription. Good fragment of a late Saxon
cross has two figures set under a circle in which is set a cross carved
in relief.

N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding (London) 1979), p72.

Listing NGR: SE0852249696

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