St Peter's Church, Stockton-on-Tees

St Peter's Church is a Church of England parish church in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. The church is a grade II* listed building.[1]

St Peter's Church, Stockton-on-Tees
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LocationYarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 3PJ
CountryEngland
DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipLiberal Catholic
History
StatusActive
Architecture
Functional statusParish church
Heritage designationGrade II*
Administration
DioceseDiocese of Durham
ArchdeaconryArchdeaconry of Auckland
DeaneryStockton
ParishSt. Peter Stockton-upon-Tees
Clergy
Vicar(s)William Braviner
Laity
Director of musicGeorge Barber
Churchwarden(s)Jane Neal
Parish administratorSue Mines
SacristanHazel Hill

HistoryEdit

In 1875, the parish was carved out of the parish of Holy Trinity Church, Stockton-on-Tees.[2] The original church was built of wood and stone.[2] The current church was built from 1880 to 1881, and is constructed from red brick with stone dressings.[1] It was consecrated on 13 October 1881.[2]

The church was designated a grade II* listed building on 19 January 1951.[1]

Present dayEdit

St Peter's Church is combined with All Saints Church, Hartburn to form the benefice of Stockton St Peter in the Diocese of Durham.[3]

St Peter's stands in the liberal catholic tradition of the Church of England.[4]

Notable clergyEdit

List of vicarsEdit

  • 1875 to 1905: Henry Wodeman[2]
  • 1959 to 1970: Wilfrid Widdas Tymms[6]
  • 1970 to 1977: Tony Dumper, later Bishop of Dudley
  • 1977 to 1988: Stephen Pedley, later Bishop of Lancaster
  • 1989 to 2000: Alexander Whitehead[7]
  • 2002 to 2015: Philip David Ashdown[8]
  • from 2017: William Edward Braviner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Historic England. "Church of St Peter (1139916)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "History". St. Peter's Church, Stockton-on-Tees. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Hartburn: All Saints, Stockton-on-Tees". A Church Near You. Archbishops' Council. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  4. ^ "St Peter's Church, Stockton-On-Tees: Parish Profile" (pdf). Diocese of Durham. June 2016. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Kenneth Roy Good". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Wilfrid Widdas Tymms". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Matthew Alexander Whitehead". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Philip David Ashdown". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 9 March 2017.

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