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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawdon, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8492 / 53°50'57"N

Longitude: -1.666 / 1°39'57"W

OS Eastings: 422070

OS Northings: 439274

OS Grid: SE220392

Mapcode National: GBR JRTX.3W

Mapcode Global: WHC94.CHXY

Plus Code: 9C5WR8XM+MJ

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342282

Location: Rawdon, Leeds, LS19

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Rawdon

Built-Up Area: Yeadon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rawdon St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 23 NW

TOWN STREET (north side) LS 19
Church of St. Peter



Church. Tower dated 1706 (but possibly earlier); otherwise late C19. Coursed squared sandstone (tower), and punched dressed blocks, stone slate roof. West tower, nave with south aisle, chancel. Square unbuttressed three-stage tower, with chamfered plinth, has on south side a large two-centred arched and deeply-chamfered doorway with square headed plank door, a datestone over the apex with raised lettering " TL 1706", a narrow rectangular window to the second stage, a large clockface above this, and set-back third stage with two-centred-arched double-chamfered belfry window of two cusped louvred lights, under a hoodmould, a drip-mould with two gargoyles, and embattled parapet concealing a low pyramidal roof with weathervane; west side has two recessed round-headed windows with hollow spandrels and chamfered square-headed surrounds, but is otherwise similar. Buttressed full-height four-bay aisle has four cross-gables containing two-centred-arched windows of two cusped lights with multifoils in the heads. North side of nave has similar windows. Chancel has a three-light east window with two quatrefoils and a trefoil in the head.

Interior: aisle arcade of cylindrical columns with foliated caps, double-chamfered arches; scissor-braced roof.

Listing NGR: SE2207039274

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