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St. George and St. Peter

artist unknown
1871-76 and 1926

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Description

Two statues in niches on the west and south sides of the tower of St. Peter's Church, built in 1871-76 after designs of J.H. Hirst of Bristol. The tower was added in 1926.

Harrogate - St. George and St. Peter
St. George (ca. 275/281 - 303), Roman soldier from Syria Palaestina and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon (Wikipedia)
Depicted stabbing the dragon with with a crucifix-sword
Harrogate - St. George and St. Peter
St. Peter (possibly died AD 67), apostle, first pope; patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand (Wikipedia)
Depicted with two large keys and a book

Harrogate - St. George and St. Peter
Medaillon with a bust of St. Peter in the top facade of the church.

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Location (N 53°59'35" - W 1°32'28")

Item Code: gbyh145; Photograph: 29 July 2019
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