List entry

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 STEPHEN

List entry Number: 1126818

Location

CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN, MAIN ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
City of PeterboroughUnitary AuthorityEtton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1955

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49996

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5141 ETTON MAIN ROAD (west side) Church of St Stephen TF 1406 29/206 15.12.55 I GV 2. Church of largely C13. Coursed stone with lead and slate roofs. Nave has late C14 quatrefoil clerestory windows and parapet. North and south aisles have C13 two-light windows with Y-tracery and foiled circles. Blocked north doorway with trefoiled head. Double-chamfered south doorway and south porch has round arch with chamfer and hollow chamfer. South windows of chancel similar to aisle windows. Also in south wall of chancel is small ogee arched window. East window is 5 stepped lancets. Blind north wall of chancel has blocked arch to former chapel. West tower has 3 stages with flat angle buttresses and polygonal stair turret, lancet windows and round arched bell openings with pointed arch lights with circular shaft between, frieze with heads, stiff-leaf and figures. Stone broach spire with 2 tiers of lucarnes. Interior: Three bay arcades have circular piers and circular capitals and abaci, and with pointed double-chamfered arches, with a decoration on the south side. Double-hollow-chamfered chancel arch. Double-chamfered pointed tower arch with original roofline above. Piscinas in chancel and south aisle. Sedilia in chancel. Plain C14 octagonal font with C17 cover. Mid C19 seating. VCH Northamptonshire Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1408406591

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906)

National Grid Reference: TF 14084 06591

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