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Church of St Peter, Dunston

Reference Name MLI81949

Church of St Peter, Dunston

Church of St Peter, Dunston


A church and priest are mentioned in the Domesday Book. {1}

The present church of St Peter was largely rebuilt in 1874-76 by R.H.Carpenter, mostly paid for by the Marquess of Ripon (of Nocton), but the following Transitional and Early English parts remain or have been reused: the west tower, south porch entrance, south doorway and the north arcade. {2}{4}{7}

White mentions a Norman arch in the porch. {3}

For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {6}

Dunston war memorial consists of the church clock and a tablet at St Peter's Church. The tablet records the names of those who served in the First World War. Both the clock and the tablet were unveiled in 1921. {8}

1 Bibliographic Reference: Foster, C.W. and Longley, T.. 1924. Lincolnshire Domesday and Lindsey Survey. 32/34
2 Bibliographic Reference: Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram. 1989. Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition). page 261
3 Bibliographic Reference: William White. 1856. History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire - Second Edition. page 356
4 Index: SMR FILE. DUNSTON. TF 06 SE:AL; TMA; 1978
5 Photograph: Ambrose, T.. 1979. Photos of St Peter's church, Dunston. 11/79
6 Index: Department of the Environment. 1985. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 132.010; 5/33
7 Index: OS card index. Dunston. TF 06 SE:3
8 Bibliographic Reference: Credland, M.. 2014. The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire. p.74

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