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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Laneham, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2799 / 53°16'47"N

Longitude: -0.7794 / 0°46'45"W

OS Eastings: 481482

OS Northings: 376570

OS Grid: SK814765

Mapcode National: GBR RZ0H.1Z

Mapcode Global: WHFGK.0T4G

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409020

Location: Laneham, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Laneham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Laneham

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 87 NW LANEHAM CHURCH LANE
(east side)
Church Laneham

2/29 Church of
St. Peter
1.2.67
G.V. I

Parish church. C12, C13, C14, C15, restored 1891, porch restored
1932. Ashlar and dressed coursed rubble. Lead roofs with
parapets. Buttressed. Tower, nave, north aisle, south porch and
chancel. C12 tower with C15 diagonal buttresses and battlements.
West doorway with double chamfered pointed arch and continuous
hood mould. Above is an arched 2 light Y traceried window and
continuous hood mould with carved human head at the apex. The 4
bell chamber openings each consist of a pair of arched lights
with hood mould and label stops. There is a small carved human
head to the centre of the western opening. The diagonally
buttressed north aisle is set on a plinth with moulded band over
and has in the west wall a single pointed arched light with hood
mould. The north wall has a chamfered pointed arched doorway
with damaged hood mould. To the left are 2 C14 3 light windows
with reticulated tracery, cusping, hood moulds, label stops, and
flat arches. The east wall has a single arched 3 light C14
window with cusped tracery. The chancel, heightened in the C15,
has C12 herringbone masonry to the north west side. There is in
the north wall a chamfered pointed arched doorway and to the left
a single C14 3 light window with cusped reticulated tracery under
a flat arch with hood mould and label stops. The angle
buttressed east end has a C19 5 light arched window with cusping,
hood mould and label stops. The south chancel has a single
arched and cusped light with hood mould to the left is a single
C13 lancet and further left a single 2 light window with single
stone mullion under flat arch and with hood mould and label
stops. The south nave with some C12 herringbone masonry has a
sinqle arched 3 light window with tracery, cusping, hood mould
and label stops, that on the right being a human head. To the
left is a single arched 3 light window with cusped tracery, hood
mnuld and label stops. The south porch was rebuilt in 1932 using
some of the C14 timbers. Timber framed with studded panels set
on an ashlar plinth. Tile roof with decorative bargeboard. The
inner arched and restored doorway, with reputedly C12 wooden
door with long iron hinges and some scroll work, has an inner
order of C12 roll moulding flanked by 2 slim colonnettes with
late C12 waterleaf capitals supporting C12 arches decorated with
zigzag on front and soffit and enriched with rosettes. The hood
mould is decorated with globular quatrefoils. Interior. Early
C13. 3 bay arcade with complex moulded pointed arches supported
on columns with 8 shafts, alternating shafts are decorated with
fillets. Each column is set on to a square base. Flankinq the
central arch are single fleur de lys. The low small part blocked
round C12 tower arch now has a doorway with wooden door under
flat arch. The C12 chancel arch has an outer order of roll
moulding supported on scalloped capitals and engaged columns,
thereis an inner arch with square edges which rests on imposts.
There is some C12 herringbone masonry to the south wall and the
chancel. In the south chancel wall is a niche and a piscina,
both rectangular. Above the west doorway is a carved grotesque.
To the left of the south doorway are remnants of an aumbry. The
C12 round ashlar font is decorated with tall arcades and set into
the base of an arcade pier. The panelled pulpit, inscribed "Soli
Deo Honor Et Gloria" and the plain chamfered benches are C17.
The panelled vestry screen is C18. There are 2 oak chests both
with iron fittings, that in the nave is large and decorated with
3 rosettes, possibly C13, the second, in the vestry, is plain
C16. The base of the altar table, decorated around the edges
with a scroll pattern, is C16. On the south nave wall is an
early C19 alms board. The eastern most window of the south aisle
has a fragment of C14 stained glass depicting the Virgin
enthroned. In the north aisle are 2 monuments. To Grace
Minnitt, 1835 and to William Minnett and his children, 1827, both
are plain surmounted by single urns. In the chancel is a large,
fine and elaborate restored alabaster monument to Ellis Markham
and his son Jervase 1636. Comprising 2 kneeling figures facing
east and in early C17 garments. The backgroundcomprising a
classical aedicule with Corinthian columns supporting an open
pediment with foliate decoration on the soffit and supporting 2
skullsand central helmet. Under the apex of the pediment is a
bracket decorated with a cherub's head. The inscription is
surrounded by carved garlands. There are several C18 and C19
floor slabs. The nave roof is C17.


Listing NGR: SK8147876567

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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