St Peter

The nave of the church dates from 1130 when Roger de Busli of Tickhill was Lord of the Manor, the village takes its name from Ralph Salvain, a knight who lived here in 1284.

About this church

There are several must see things at the church. The impressive Tudor half timbered porch has protect the stunning Norman carved doorway for 450 years.

The gem of the church is the font, which is 12th century and one of the finest in the country. It displays scenes of the seasons, in great detail.

Other things to see include the chained Bible, the early roof line, stone sedilia and various memorials including those to the Sandford family which date over three centuries. The north chapel was added in 1380 as a chantry by Sir William Sandford. The north wall has been altered to take the medieval windows which came from Worksop Priory and were reglazed in about 1840.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

Other nearby churches

St James

Dating from Norman times, our church will give you a sense of the history of the area whose name derives from ‘Anastan’ a solitary stone and is known to have had prehistoric settlements in the area.

St Peter & St Paul

Step back in time at this unique and beautiful village church, almost certainly built in Anglo Saxon times, during the early 11th century and this building forms the nave of the current church.

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