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                                    Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority



Church of St Peter (Hebden)

Description:  Church. 1841. Designed by J P Freron. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with coped gables, kneelers and cross finials. Gothic Revival style. Nave, chancel, west tower and south porch. Moulded plinth and chamfered arch corbel table. West tower has a tall lancet on the west face, above the bell stage has a single lancet bell opening to each face, topped with 4 corner pinnacle and a pierced parapet. Nave has a single buttress at each corner, 4 lancets on the north side and 3 lancets on the south with moulded cill bands. The south ide has a projecting, gabled porch to the west, with a moulded double chamfered arched outer opening and a similar inner doorway with original wooden door. This door has 4 pointed arch panel and ornate iron hinges and door furniture, above wooden overdoor with trefoil panel. Chancel has to the east a triple lancet with taller central light. Interior: retains chamfered tower and chancel arches, wooden nave roof and plaster vaulted chancel. Fittings include original door, pews, stone font, pulpit, reading desk and altar rail. Inserted pipe organ dated 1894 built by Harrisons of Durham. Stained glass windows include east chancel window donated by Rev Henry Bailey. Monuments include a brass plate World War I Memorial. This church was built on land donated by the Rev Henry Bailey (1). Visited in course of BAR surveys 1991, 2003 & 2006 (2, 3 & 4)

Country:  England

County:  North Yorkshire

District:  Craven

Parish:  Hebden

Grid reference:  SE026629

Map reference:  [EPSG:27700] 402604, 462967

Period:  1841 - 0;  1901 - 2050;  MID C19;  UNKNOWN;  MODERN; 




  • [ADS] Depositor ID- MYD35857
  • [ADS] Associated ID- Listed Building 1300-/13/10001
  • [ADS] Import RCN- YDNPA13-MYD35857

People Involved: 

  • [Publisher] Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Bibliographic References: 

  • Department of the Environment (1989) 50th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historical Interest
  • YDNPA (1991) 1990-1 Buildings at Risk Survey
  • YDNPA (2003) 2003 listed buildings condition survey
  • YDNPA (2005 - 10) 2005-2010 listed buildings condition survey
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