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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Headon cum Upton, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.2853 / 53°17'7"N

Longitude: -0.8787 / 0°52'43"W

OS Eastings: 474854

OS Northings: 377067

OS Grid: SK748770

Mapcode National: GBR QZ9G.K0

Mapcode Global: WHFGH.GPT9

Plus Code: 9C5X74PC+4G

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419850

ID on this website: 101224198

Location: St Peter's Church, Headon, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Headon cum Upton

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Headon with Upton

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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3/56 Church of
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Parish church. C13, C15, 1858, restored 1885 by G. Somers Clarke
Jnr. Dressed coursed rubble and ashlar. Slate roofs. Single
stack to east nave. Coped east gable with single cross finial.
Buttressed. Tower, nave, aisles, north vestry, south porch and
chancel. The angle buttressed low C13 tower of 2 stages with
bands is set on a shallow plinth on the west side and is topped
with C19 embattlements. The west wall has an arched, re-cut, 3
light window with intersecting tracery, hood mould and head label
stops. There is evidence of an earlier arched opening over.
Above is a single lancet. The north and south sides each have a
large blocked chamfered arch with evidence of an earlier arch
over flanked by single corbels. The north side has 2 further
corbels. Above, to north and south, are single lancets and above
this on the south side is a single rectangular opening. The east
wall has evidence of an earlier nave. The north aisle north wall
is set on a moulded plinth with string course over and has a
blocked pointed chamfered arched doorway. To the left are 2
arched windows each with 3 C15 arched and cusped lights being
partly re-cut. The clerestory has 3 similar windows. The vestry
is set on a chamfered plinth and is coped at the east with a
kneeler. There is a single C19 2 light cusped window under a
flat arch. The east wall has a moulded arched doorway with plank
door and small shield over. The north chancel has a single
arched C15 window with 3 cusped lights. The angle buttressed
east end is set on a chamfered plinth and has a single C19 window
with 3 cusped lights, tracery, hood mould, head label stops and
finial. A string course runs under. In the gable apex is a
single blind recessed quatrefoil panel. The south chancel has a
single arched C19 window with 2 cusped lights, tracery, hood
mould and label stops. To the left is a single C15 arched window
with 3 cusped and arched lights. The south aisle hasa coped east
and west parapets, and is set on a shallow,chamfered plinth to
east and south. The east wall has a single, similar, smaller C15
3light window with 2 similar windows in the south wall. The
diagonally buttressed porch with coped gable and decorative
kneelers is set on a chamfered plinth and is dated 1858. The
inner chamfer of the double chamfered arched entrance is
supported on foliate corbels. The hood mould has decorative
label stops and over is the dated shield. The chamfered arched
inner doorway has a Cl9 hood mould with decorative label stops.
The clerestory corresponds to the north. Interior. 3 bay C13
nave arcades with octagonal pioers, moulded capitals and double
chamfered arches. Over, to the nave sides, are hood moulds with
C19 figurative label stops. To the north west and south east are
single capitals decorated with nailhead moulding. The north east
and south west have plain moulded capitals, all are supported on
carved human heads. The double chamfered tower arch has a hood
mould over with C19 foliate label stops. The chancel arch is
double chamfered. In the south chancel wall is a piscina and in
the north wall the arched vestry doorway. The font is C19 with
elaborate diaper moulding to the sides and carved lilies under.
Restored early C17 pulpit with decorative panels, the decorative
rear panel and 2 wild-man head brackets support the decorative
tester. There is the base of a C16 oak chest and a further C16
panelled oak chest with stylised and heavily moulded decoration
to each panel. The remaining furniture is C19. In the south
chancel is a monument to Elizabethae and I. Shilleto, 1782.
There is an early C14 knight in sunk relief, a band decorated
with a heraldic shield runs across the body so that only the top
part and feet resting on a dog are visible. The nave roof with
bosses is panelled and is C19.

Listing NGR: SK7485177069

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