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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 ANDREW

List entry Number: 1067076

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, LOWER HARLESTONE

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireDaventryDistrict AuthorityHarlestone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360158

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Details

SP7064 HARLESTONE LOWER HARLESTONE

23/169 Church of St. Andrew 02/11/54 - I

Church. C14, restored in 1853 by Sir G.G. Scott. Lias ashlar with lead and plain tiled roofs. Aisled nave, chancel and west tower. Chancel, south elevation of 3-window range with two 2-light square headed windows; tall lancet to left with small single-light window below. 5-light east window dates from 1853 restoration. North elevation similar. South door to chancel has moulded shafts and stops to hood mould. Steep gabled roof, plain tiled with ashlar gable parapets, kneelers and finial. South aisle: 3-window range of 3-light C14 ogee headed windows with reticulated tracery, similar 2- and 3-light east and west windows. Lean-to lead roof with ashlar parapets. C14 gabled porch between windows 1 and 2 from left has double chamfered entrance with niche above. C19 ribbed door. North aisle similar. Nave clerestory has four 2-light Perpendicular windows with 4-centred heads. Shallow gabled roof with ashlar parapets and finial. West tower of 2 stages with intermediate string courses. Single lancets in first stage. Double lancet bell openings in each face of second stage. Plain parapet above on corbel table with plain cylindrical pinnacles at corners. Interior: Chamfered chancel arch; sedilia on north wall with crocketted gables; piscina in south-east angle on corbel. Nave arcade of 2 bays with chamfered arches on octagonal piers with concave sides. Crypt under chancel of 2 bays with chamfered rib vault. Stained glass, in east window by Burlison and Grylls 1897. Font, circular with 4 heads projecting from base, probably C13. Pulpit, incorporates C16 Flemish panels. Communion rail is Jacobean with turned balusters. Monuments: Portrait bust of man with flowing hair remains of memorial to Robert Andrew died 1667. Tablet to Sir Salathiel Lovell, died 1713 by Edward Stanton. Many other marble tablets. (Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.246).

Listing NGR: SP7008464612

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire - Date: 1961 - Page References: 246

National Grid Reference: SP 70084 64612

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