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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 PETER

List entry Number: 1052417

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER, MARE FAIR

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireNorthamptonDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232152

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Details



725/5/3 MARE FAIR 19-JAN-52 (South side) CHURCH OF ST PETER

GV I

Mainly Norman, circa 1160, but of Saxon origin. Stone, with chancel, North and South chapels, nave, North and South aisles, with continuous arcade of 8 bays. Typical elaborate ornamentation, carved caps and banded columns, moulded bases, decorated arches, external blind arcading. Early C17 western Tower. C15 Font. C15 crypt. Restored East end, by George Gilbert Scott 1850. Finely carved Cl8 wall tablets and monuments include 1742 to John Smith, mezzotint engraver, by John Hunt. Monument with bust by M Noble, 1839, to William Smith, founder of stratigraphical geology.

Nos 33 to 43 (odd) and 37a form a group with St Peter's Church and Nos 1 to 3 Black Lion Hill.



Listing NGR: SP7497960376

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National Grid Reference: SP 74979 60376

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