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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawdon, Leeds

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Coordinates

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

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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Listing Text

AIREBOROUGH TOWN STREET
SE 23 NW
LS 19 (north side)
Rawdon
10B/21 Church of St. Peter
19.10.1962
GV II

Church. Tower dated 1706 (but possibly earlier); otherwise late C19.
Coursed squared sandstone (tower), and punched dressed blocks, stone slate
roof. Nest tower, nave with south aisle, chancel. Square unbuttressed
3-stage tower, with chamfered plinth, has on south side a large 2-centred
arched and deeply-chamfered doorway with square headed plank door, a
datestone over the apex with raised lettering " TL ", a narrow rectangular
1706
window to the 2nd stage, a large clockface above this, and set-back 3rd stage
with 2-centred-arched double-chamfered belfry window of 2 cusped louvred
lights, under a hoodmould, a drip-mould with 2 gargoyles, and embattled
parapet concealing a low pyramidal roof with weathervane; west side has 2
recessed round-headed windows with hollow spandrels and chamfered square-
headed surrounds, but is otherwise similar. Buttressed full-height 4-bay
aisle has 4 cross-gables containing 2-centred-arched windows of 2 cusped
lights with multifoils in the heads. North side of nave has similar windows.
Chancel has a 3-light east window with 2 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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