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Church Of St Peter And Churchyard Crosses

Hob Uid: 348226
Location :
Lincolnshire
South Kesteven
Counthorpe and Creeton
Grid Ref : TF0145819878
Summary : Late 12th-late 13th century, 15th century, 1830 chancel shortened, 1853 rebuilding of nave. Coursed limestone rubble, ashlar dressings, Collyweston slate roof. Western tower, nave, south chapel, chancel. The cross shaft in the churchyard is late 10th century and the grave cover in the churchyard is mid-10th-early 11th century. There are 5 fragments of cross shaft incorporated in the church, and seven fragments of grave cover, all of mid 10th-early 11th century date.
More information : TF 01451987 St Peter's Church (NAT). (1)

St Peter's Church, Creeton, is chiefly late Decorated. In the churchyard are two fine examples of Saxon crosses. One, which stands near the church door, has late Saxon ornamentation on the back and two sides, and Norman work, clearly a palimpsest, on the face. The other, 4 ft 2 ins high, of purely Saxon character, is set up at the head of a modern grave. There is a third stone in the wall by the south doorway. (2-5)

The church is in normal use. The cross by the rectory gate TF 01431988 measures overall 0.35m x 0.2m with a height of 1.3m and is earthfast. The cross by the church south door, at TF 01451988, measures overall 0.4m x 0.4m with a length of 1.6m. It lies on its side in the path.

The third stone in the church wall was not identified and the vicar has no knowledge of its existence. (6)

The cross shaft and grave cover in the churchyard are as described, (the grave cover is the `cross' 10m south-west of the south-west quoin). The cross shaft is late C10 and the grave cover is mid-C10-early C11. There are 5 fragments of cross shaft incorporated in the church, and seven fragments of grave cover, all of mid c10-early C11 date. (7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1958
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Little Guide Linc 1924 108 (J C Cox)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Linc N & Q 12 1912-3 136 Illus fg 129 (D S Davies)
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Arts in Early England 6 1937 140-1 Illus (G B Brown)
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : B of E Linc 1964 502-3 (N Pevsner & J Harris)
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Source Number : 6
Source : Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume 5. Lincolnshire
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Page(s) : 139-145
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Vol(s) : 124-138
Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RSC 30-AUG-77
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Early Medieval
Display Date : Mid C10-early 11
Monument End Date : 1032
Monument Start Date : 933
Monument Type : Grave Slab
Evidence : Architectural Component
Monument Period Name : Early Medieval
Display Date : LateC10
Monument End Date : 1000
Monument Start Date : 967
Monument Type : Cross
Evidence : Structure, Architectural Component
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Late C12-late C13
Monument End Date : 1266
Monument Start Date : 1167
Monument Type : Parish Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C15
Monument End Date : 1500
Monument Start Date : 1401
Monument Type : Parish Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered 1830
Monument End Date : 1830
Monument Start Date : 1830
Monument Type : Parish Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Restored 1853
Monument End Date : 1853
Monument Start Date : 1853
Monument Type : Parish Church
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Period : Early Medieval
Component Monument Type : Grave Slab
Object Type :
Object Material : Limestone
Period : Early Medieval
Component Monument Type : Cross
Object Type :
Object Material : Limestone

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 194085
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 194086
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 194084
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Unified Designation System UID
External Cross Reference Number : 1166154
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Unified Designation System UID
External Cross Reference Number : 1062822
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Unified Designation System UID
External Cross Reference Number : 1166266
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TF 01 NW 5
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TF 01 NW 5
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-30
End Date : 1977-08-30