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East Carlton, St Peter

Church in East Carlton

Church rebuilt in Decorated Gothick style by the architect John Wing the younger, for Sir John Palmer Bt. in 1788.

Broad T plan with Palmer memorial chapel and vestry in the arms of the T.

Elegant Gothick decoration inside and out. Original two decker pulpit, box pews and communion rail. Heraldic panels of stained glass, one dated 1659 retained from the old church.

Later 19th century windows by Heaton, Butler & Bayne and by Clayton & Bell.

The Palmer monuments in the chapel are outstanding. They include the alabaster figures of Sir Geoffrey Palmer and his wife Margaret, life size standing in a black marble cupboard in their shrouds, 1673 attributed to Joshua Marshall.

Please refer to the Glossary for any terms in the text that you are unfamiliar with.

Contact & Opening Times

St Peters Church, East Carlton, LE16 8YG|
[email protected]|
01536 770237

Opening Times

Church normally locked, see below for contact details


Contact Details

Key holders:

The Underwoods – 01536 771664

The Lancasters – 01536 771396

The Chamberlains – 01536 771913

Email: [email protected]

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