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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Todwick, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3517 / 53°21'6"N

Longitude: -1.2541 / 1°15'14"W

OS Eastings: 449746

OS Northings: 384126

OS Grid: SK497841

Mapcode National: GBR MYPP.87

Mapcode Global: WHDDZ.Q00V

Plus Code: 9C5W9P2W+M9

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 29 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335842

ID on this website: 101151903

Location: St Peter and St Paul's Church, Todwick, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S26

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Todwick

Built-Up Area: Todwick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Todwick St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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4/92 Church of St Peter
29.7.86 and St. Paul


Church. C11 nave with later porch and windows, chancel of C14 origin, C15
tower; C18 and C19 alterations. Rubble sandstone nave, otherwise ashlar and
coursed, squared limestone; lead and graduated slate roofs. West tower, 3-
bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel. Tower: 3 stages, Perpendicular
style. Chamfered plinth and moulded band. Diagonal buttresses flank 3-light
west window with cusped, pointed lights in cavetto-moulded surround with pointed
arch and hoodmould. String courses between stages, slit windows to south-
west internal stair. 2-light louvred belfry openings with pointed arches
and hoodmoulds. North and south waterspouts beneath embattled parapet with
8 crocketed pinnacles. Nave: large quoins. Gabled porch to bay 1 has chamfered,
round-arched doorway, ashlar gable copings with cuboidal apex sundial and
cross;similar inner doorway under hoodmould; C14 roof with moulded, cambered tie
beams to king-post trusses, that above outer door with carved scallop shell,
rafters renewed 1976. Two C18 nave windows with pointed, square-faced surrounds.
Blocked C11 north door on right of square-headed double-chamfered window,
its tracery removed. Plain parapets. Chancel: narrower and with lower eaves.
Chamfered plinth, quoins. Square-headed priest's door with deep lintel and
dripstone flanked by C19 Decorated-style 2-light windows, that on left pointed
and on right square-headed. Unrestored C14 3-light east window with intersecting
glazing bars and hoodmould. Gable copings with cross. Interior: double-
chamfered tower arch, its inner order on corbels. Nave has ogee-headed tomb
recess on north wall; roof dated 1702 with moulded tie beams and short king
posts. Chancel: round arch of two orders, reworked. Re-set trefoil-headed
piscina in north wall. Fittings: font, brought from Worksop Abbey in 1876,
has octagonal shaft and moulded bowl. Box pews, fielded dado panelling and
inlaid semi-octagonal pulpit; Royal arms of George III on north wall. Jacobean,
balustraded altar rail. Monuments: on blocked north door of nave an early
C18 cartouche to the Ashley family of Todwick Grange; C19 wall tablet to Fox
family also of Todwick Grange. Brass in hooded recess at south-east corner
of nave to Thomas Garland (d1609) has figure pointing to motto 'POST TENEBRAS
SPERO LUCEM'. Chancel: to north of east window a black marble tablet to
John Garland (d1691) with winged cherubs and cartouche; on south side a pedimented
tablet to'Eliz. Ixem' (d1664) and her 2 sons; brass on right to Elizabeth
Wrightson (d1664) with Latin inscription and English verse. Stained glass:
nave north window depicts St. George and is in memory of 1st World War dead.

Listing NGR: SK4974684126

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