St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Mansfield

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Coordinates: 53°08′37″N 01°11′35″W / 53.14361°N 1.19306°W / 53.14361; -1.19306

St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Mansfield
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Website www.stpeters-mansfield.org.uk
History
Dedication St. Peter and St. Paul
Administration
Parish Mansfield
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Province York
Clergy
Vicar(s) Revd David Fudger
Laity
Organist/Director of music James Hudson

St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Mansfield is a parish church in the Church of England located in Mansfield, Nottingham.

The church is Grade I listed by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport as a building of outstanding architectural or historic interest.

History[edit]

The church dates from the early 12th century. Chantry chapels and the clerestory were added in the 15th or 16th centuries, and the spire dates from 1699.

Bells[edit]

There are eight bells in the tower dating from 1603. The bells were cast in 1948.

Organ[edit]

The 3-manual church organ was acquired in 1970 from Clare College, Cambridge and re-consecrated at the end of 2000. It was substantially altered and enlarged by Noel Mander of London before installation in the south chapel in 1971.

Organists[edit]

  • Maria Lister 1795–1801
  • Joseph Webster ca. 1829
  • Miss Cursham ca. 1869
  • William Blakely 1883–1891
  • Arthur Howard Bonser 1889–1902[1]
  • Miss M Coleman 1904–1911
  • Dr George P Allen 1911–1957 (formerly organist of St. Peter's Church, Stapenhill, Burton upon Trent)
  • C K Turner 1957–1959
  • Malcolm Cousins 1959–1993
  • David Sheeran Butterworth 1993–1995
  • John Gull 1996
  • David Cowlishaw 1997
  • John P Rose 1998–2007
  • Paul Hayward 2007-8
  • James Hudson 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary of Organs and Organists. First Edition. 1912, p250

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