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East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter

St Peterís stands close to the River Trent, and was built in 1846 by T Johnson in Early English style.

It has double-skin walls constructed of stone on the outside and brick inside.

May 2010

East Stockwith, St Peter, T Johnson
East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter

An unusual feature of St Peter's is the south-east tower with its octagonal belfry and spire. This was badly damaged by an earthquake on 27 February 2008.  (The earthquake's epicentre was near Market Rasen and had a strength of 5.2 on the Richter Scale.)

The spire and belfry have subsequently been repaired.

May 2010

East Stockwith, St Peter, earthquake, belfry
East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter

Built 1846 when the parish was separated from Gainsborough. 

Vestry and organ added in 1898. 

Tower rebuilt following earthquake damage in 2008.

DB 13 May 2012

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, earthquake
East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter
East Stockwith, St Peter

Church viewed from the west with projecting north porch and vestry.

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church
East Stockwith, St Peter, Earthquake Damage
East Stockwith, St Peter, Earthquake Damage
East Stockwith, St Peter, Earthquake Damage

Rips in chancel carpet caused by falling masonry. 

An earthquake on 27 February 2008 followed by high winds on 29th February 2008 caused the tower to collapse.

After repair a re dedication service was held on 31 January 2010. Jane Sinclair, Archdeacon of Stow took the service and the sermon was given by Rev. David Leening.

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, carpet, earthquake, damage
East Stockwith, St Peter, East Window
East Stockwith, St Peter, East Window
East Stockwith, St Peter, East Window

"stained glass in the east window by W. Wailes dated 1846"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1317217

"William Wailes, (1808Ė1881), was the proprietor of one of Englandís largest and most prolific stained glass workshops"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wailes 

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, stained glass, William Wailes
East Stockwith, St Peter, Font
East Stockwith, St Peter, Font
East Stockwith, St Peter, Font

C19 font at west end of church.

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, font
East Stockwith, St Peter, Interior
East Stockwith, St Peter, Interior
East Stockwith, St Peter, Interior

"The interior has pews, screen, brass lectern and font all dating from C19 and stained glass in the east window by W. Wailes dated 1846"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1317217 

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, W.Wailes
East Stockwith, St Peter, Royal Arms
East Stockwith, St Peter, Royal Arms
East Stockwith, St Peter, Royal Arms

Queen Victoria's royal coat of arms over the north porch entrance.

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, royal arms
East Stockwith, St Peter, Sanctuary
East Stockwith, St Peter, Sanctuary
East Stockwith, St Peter, Sanctuary

 

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church,
East Stockwith, St Peter, Vestry
East Stockwith, St Peter, Vestry
East Stockwith, St Peter, Vestry

Inscription north vestry external wall.

"These vestries were built by the parishioners to the greater Glory of God & in commemoration of the Jubilee of this church in the year of our Lord MDCCCXCVIII"

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, Vestry
East Stockwith, St Peter, War Memorial
East Stockwith, St Peter, War Memorial
East Stockwith, St Peter, War Memorial

War memorial listing the names of 15 parishioners who fell in the great war 1914 - 1918.

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, war memorial