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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1040104

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET
CHURCH OF ST MARY, MILL STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireEast NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityDuddington-with-Fineshade

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232955

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History

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Details

DUDDINGTON CHURCH STREET SK9800 (North side) 9/90 Church of St. Mary 23/05/67 GV II* Church. Mid and late C12, C13, C14, chancel rebuilt and church restored c.1844 by Bryan Browning. Regular coursed and squared coursed limestone, part rendered, with lead and Collyweston slate roofs. Aisled nave, chancel, south parch, north vestry and south-east tower. South elevation of chancel of 2-window range of C19 lancet windows with 2-stage buttress between; similar buttress at corner. Gabled roof with Collyweston slates and ashlar parapet with finial. C19 three-light east window set in a plate surround with shafts. Shallow flanking buttresses and buttress below the window are from the original chancel. C19 quatrefoil circle in apex of gable. North elevation of chancel of 4 bays, 3-window range of lancet windows, all similar to south elevation. Bay to far right is blank. 2-stage buttresses between bays. South aisle of 3 bays, 2-window range of 3- and 4-light square head windows. 3-light window, to left, has transom with castellations. Lean-to roof with plain ashlar parapet. The south wall of the aisle is rendered. C14 gabled porch breaking forward from centre bay has single-chamfered outer doorway with 2-centred arch-head and polygonal responds. Inner doorway is late C12 with retrains of 2 orders of shafts with waterleaf capitals and 2-centred arch-head with roll moulding. Plank door with 4 large strap hinges. Ashlar gable parapets and 2-light square-head window on return wall. West elevation of south aisle is blank. North aisle of 3 bays, 2-window range of 3-light square-head windows with moulded surrounds and hood moulds. Lean-to roof with ashlar gable parapet. C19 gabled vestry breaks forward from centre bay. Each face has single-light windows with cusped treads. Shallow gabled roof with plain ashlar parapets. 2-light east window has quatrefoil circle. West elevation of north aisle is blank. West elevation of nave has large central lancet with flanking C19 two-stage buttresses. Moulded string causes, below parapet, follows the line of the gable end. Nave clerestory of 3-window range of 2-light square-head windows. Those on the north side have plate surround and those on the south side have plate surround with raised moulding and carved label stops. Shallow gabled roof with castellated ashlar parapet. South-east tower is attached to east end of south aisle. Late C12 base with C13 upper stages. 2-stage ashlar angle buttresses to corners of lower 2 stages. Late C12 south doorway has chamfered surround with semi-circular head. Single-light windows, with similar heads, above and to lower stage of east face. Lancet window, to south face of second stage. 2-light bell-chamber openings, to each face of upper stage, have 2-centred outer arch and central column, parts restored C19. Short, ashlar, broach spire with 2 tiers of lucarnes; each with central shaft similar to bell chamber openings. C17 inscribed tablets to Wyles family set in base of vestry; similar C19 tablets alongside. Interior: 3-bay nave arcade. Centre and east bay of north arcade are mid C12 semi-circular arches with roll moulded underside and zig-zag decoration to both faces of outer angle. Central, circular, pier with square scalloped abaci. Similar responds, with nook shafts, facing into the nave. West arch is late C12/early C13. Double-chamfered semi-circular arch with semi-circular responds. The pier between this bay and the other 2 bays is formed from 2 responds. South arcade is also probably late C12/early C13. Double-chamfered, semi-circular, arch with semi-circular responds. The pier between this bay and the other 2 bays is formed from 2 responds. Soutn arcade is also probably late C12/early C13, double-chartered arches with circular piers and semi-circular responds. East pier and respond have waterleaf capitals. Double-chamfered chancel arch with polygonal responds. Triple-chamfered tower arches from south aisle and chancel. Arch into chancel has cluster shaft respond and arch into south aisle has half bracket respond, to north, and part cluster shaft to south. Nave and north aisle roofs have some original timbers. Other roofs are C19. Trefoil head piscina to soutn wall of south aisle; fragment of rood loft stair in south wall of north aisle. C13 octagonal font supported on octagonal base with Y polygonal shafts C18 communion rail with turned balusters. Stained glass: C19 east window. Pews to west of nave and north aisle incorporate some C17 panelling. Other pews, with doors, are of 1844. Monuments: William Jackson, d.1792, inscribed tablet to south wall of chancel, probably reset. Thomes Jackson, d.1792, inscribed marble tablet to north wall of chancel. Various C19 and C20 inscribed tablets to Goddard-Jackson family who live at Duddington Manor Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: p194;RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p44)

Listing NGR: SK9877400884

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 194
Other
Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire, (1984)

National Grid Reference: SK 98774 00884

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