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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brafferton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1254 / 54°7'31"N

Longitude: -1.3336 / 1°20'1"W

OS Eastings: 443646

OS Northings: 470152

OS Grid: SE436701

Mapcode National: GBR MN4Q.2X

Mapcode Global: WHD92.HK5R

Plus Code: 9C6W4MG8+5G

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 17 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333361

ID on this website: 101314926

Location: St Peter's Church, Brafferton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Brafferton

Built-Up Area: Helperby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brafferton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: York

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Church of St Peter


Church. C15 west tower, early C16 east chapels and chancel arcade. Nave and east wall
of chancel rebuilt 1826-31. J P Pritchett. Restored 1878. Sandstone ashlar. Slate
roof to chancel, other roofs concealed. West tower, wide aisleless nave and 2-bay
chancel flanked by chapels. Battlemented 3-stage tower with set-offs. 3-light window
with C20 glazing, tiny trefoil window and 2-light bell openings. Battlemented nave of
greater width than east end. Wooden roof structure. Stepped group of 3-tall windows
with transoms to each side adapts Perpendicular tracery design of chancel.
Battlemented east chapels and chancel. 4-centred chancel with door. Inscription to
east wall of north chapel: 'Soli deo gloria' and to the south wall of the south
chapel: 'Orate aia Radulfi Nevell fundatoris istius cacellarii'. Below are 3 carved
shields of Ralph Nevill, his wife and daughter Katherine, wife of Sir Walter Strickland
and the words: 'et gloria soli deo honor et...' Plain chancel arcade with octagonal
piers, capitals partly recent. Chamfered 2-centred arches C19 east window with glass
by Kempe (also in south chapel) 1884-91. C14 font basin. Memorial slab to Laton
Trewen Turner d.1777 with urn and inscription to north side of west wall of nave.

Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, P86-7.

Listing NGR: SE4364670152

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