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North Rauceby
 
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter

St Peter, North Rauceby, is considered one of the finest churches in the area.

The broach spire is Early English, the nave Decorated with a Perpendicular clerestory and the chancel a rebuild by S. S. Teulon in 1853.

Mark Acton, 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter, S S Teulon
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter

The Perpendicular clerestory has five bays, each with three-light windows under low-pitch triangular heads.

The Decorated south aisle has a window with reticulated tracery (left of doorway) and one with circles filled by two mouchettes (right of doorway).

April 2016

 

North Rauceby, St Peter church
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter

The three tiers of lucarnes in the broach spire are in alternating directions, a common pattern with an octagonal sectioned spire.

April 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter church
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter

View of the church across the graveyard from the south-west.

April 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter church
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter

Details of the broach spire and one of the bell openings in the tower below.

April 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter church
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter
North Rauceby, St Peter

The chancel was rebuilt by S S Teulon in 1853, a strong design but not one of his most flamboyant.

April 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter church, SS Teulon
North Rauceby, St Peter, doorway
North Rauceby, St Peter, doorway
North Rauceby, St Peter, doorway

Priest's door with ogee arched head in the south side of the chancel, the work of S S Teulon in 1853.

April 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter, priest's doorway, S S Teulon
North Rauceby, St Peter, grotesque
North Rauceby, St Peter, grotesque
North Rauceby, St Peter, grotesque

Grotesque on the south side of St Peter's.

April 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter church, grotesque