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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 MAGDALEN

List entry Number: 1052076

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALEN, GRAFTON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireKetteringDistrict AuthorityGeddington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1957

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 231043

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History

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Details

GEDDINGTON SP8883 GRAFTON ROAD 1337-0/12/259 (North side) 25/02/57 Church of St.Mary Magdalene GV I Parish church. Angle-Saxon origin, late C12 north aisle C13 south aisle, C14 chancel tower, perhaps C12 heightened C15, other C15 alterations (especially windows), restored C19 and 1904-6. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar roofs probably of lead. West tower and spire, aisled nave, chancel flanked by chapels, C19 north-east vestry and south porch. 4-stage west tower has moulded plinth clasping buttresses quatrefoil frieze with gargoyles at angles and castellated parapet. Twin 2-light Perpendicular bell-openings with transoms. West face has moulded pointed entrance arch with C19 double doors, 2-light Perpendicular window and tiny stair-light. South face has clock face and stair lights. Recessed octagonal spire with finial and weathervane. Plain parapets with gargoyles, to nave and aisles. South aisle has buttresses and sill band and from left to right, C19 gabled porch, 3 3- light square-headed windows with cusped lights, a blocked window and a lancet. North aisle has similar windows, one of 3 lights and 3 of 2 lights, a simple pointed-arch doorway and a chimney at east end. Chancel has angle buttresses and Decorated windows, of 5 lights to east, 3 lights to south end, 2 lights to north. Clerestory windows, 3 to nave and 3 to chancel, square-headed with 3 cusped lights at south aisle. Pointed south doorway with C19 door.

Listing NGR: SP8952483027

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National Grid Reference: SP 89524 83027

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