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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Sibthorpe, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0006 / 53°0'2"N

Longitude: -0.8631 / 0°51'47"W

OS Eastings: 476393

OS Northings: 345410

OS Grid: SK763454

Mapcode National: GBR BL0.YBX

Mapcode Global: WHFHV.QV62

Plus Code: 9C5X242P+6Q

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 1 December 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448176

Location: Sibthorpe, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, NG23

County: Nottinghamshire

Civil Parish: Sibthorpe

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Sibthorpe

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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SK 74 NE
(east side)
2/150 Church of St. Peter


Parish church. C13, C14, chancel 1335, nave late C18 and vestry
late C19. Coursed rubble, ashlar and dressed stone. Concrete
tile roofs. West tower, nave, chancel, vestry, south porch. West
tower, C13, 2 stages, has to west 2 pairs of corner buttresses, 3
setoffs, with chamfered plinths. String course, moulded eaves,
plain parapet. First stage has to south, chamfered lancet. To
west, restored C14 doorway with moulded imposts, hood mould and
mask stops. Above, rectangular light. East side has remains of 2
nave gables. Second stage has 4 paired lancets with central
shaft, vescia piscis and hood mould. Nave north side, 3 bays,
C14, restored C19, has 3 buttresses, chamfered plinth and sill
band. To east, chamfered C13 piscina. To right, 2 blocked arcade
openings containing a 4 light and a 3 light C14 lancet with ogee
reticulation and hood moulds. That to right incorporates a pair
of flanking rectangular lights. Above, 4 re-used corbels. Nave
south side, late C18, Classical Revival style, has chamfered
plinth, moulded eaves, projecting quoins and architraves, coped
gable with kneelers. To right, 2 round headed windows with Y
tracery. Chancel, 2 bays, has chamfered eaves. North side has to
west, triple lancet with cusped ogee heads and unusual flowing
tracery with hood mould. East end has 2 pairs of gabled corner
buttresses with double plinths, single setoff, sill band. Coped
gable with cross. 5 light ogee lancet with flowing tracery and
hood mould. South side has chamfered plinth, sill band and
moulded eaves. 2 gabled butresses with deep plinths. 3 triple
ogee lancets with flowing tracery and hood moulds. Vestry, late
C19, has chamfered plinth and eaves and coped gables with
kneelers. Pair of squat corner buttresses, 2 setoffs. Each end
has a C13 style moulded lancet with hood mould and mask stops.
North side has central shouldered external stack with octagonal
shaft. South porch, late C18, has chamfered plinth and eaves,
coped gable with kneelers and cross. Round headed south doorway
has projecting imposts and keystone. Interior has stone reredos
and common rafter roof. C18 inner doorway has round head with
projecting imposts and keystone. Aisleless nave has panelled
dado, moulded cornice and plaster ceiling. C13 tower arch, double
chamfered, has separate mouldings each side of the archivolt. 4
octagonal tapered imposts. C19 matchboard screen with door.
Chancel arch, C13, restored C19, double chamfered, has triple
shaft responds with cusps between them, moulded bases and
crocketed foliate octagonal capitals. Chancel has C19 principal
rafter roof with arch braces carried on curved brackets with
foliate corbels. North side has moulded C14 door and to right,
segmental headed tomb recess, roll moulded and with C19 painted
text, and hood mould. Above, Easter Sepulchre, with moulded ogee
recess with crocketed gable containing figures. Flanked by 2
ogee headed panels with figures of soldiers. Figure corbels.
All painted. East end has, to right, chamfered aumbry. Window
has stained glass, late C19. South side has to east, chamfered
and moulded piscina, C13, and remains of a piscina in window
recess. Vestry has mid C19 Gothic fireplace. Fittings include
font, 1662, chamfered octagonal base, tapered stem with panel at
foot inscribed "W 1662". Octagonal bowl with strapwork panels
and moulded edge. Large C18 oak table with cabriole legs. Oak
chest with bracket feet, leaf carving and inscription "A W 1763".
C19 wooden lectern, octagonal stem. C18 bench with shaped ends
and arm rests, plus 4 copies. Matchboarded and panelled C19
benches, stalls and desks. 2 late C19 brass and iron
chandeliers. Panelled pulpit, stand and steps, oak, 1969. Large
alabaster monument to Edward Burnell, 1590. Pilastered chest on
plinth, with shield supported by putti. Panelled ends have
roundels with the initials "E" and "B". Top edge inscribed
"Edward Burnell gt. departed this present world the -- december
in the peace of our Lord 1589". Full size effigy in civilian
dress. Pilastered head panel has strapwork and on each side a
blank shield. Inscribed "Made anno dmi 1590/ By me Barbara
Burnell". Pilastered back panel with frieze inscribed "God grant
us all a joyful resurrection." Bracketed ogee crest contains
roundel with initials "E B".

Listing NGR: SK7639345412

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