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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: 1225298

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, RUSSELL HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
City of PeterboroughUnitary AuthorityThornhaugh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50404

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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 THORNHAUGH RUSSELL HILL (north side) Church of St Andrew TF 0600 44/610 19.3.62 I GV 2. From C12, and restored 1889. Built of stone rubble and ashlar with Collyweston stone roofs. Nave has 2 large 4-light C19 Perpendicular south windows. North aisle of 1889 and trefoil north clerestory windows. Early/mid C13 chancel with Perpendicular south window of 2-lights and 3-light east window. Early C16 south transept with battlements and Perpendicular windows. South porch has 4 centred arch doorway. C13 west tower rebuilt in 1889, of 3 storeys with angle buttresses and Perpendicular west window to bottom stage and 2-light bell openings and battlements to top stage. The original spire fell down in about 1500 and destroyed the south arcade. Late C12 4 bay north arcade with double chamfered arches and circular piers with cruciform abacus. Remaining one bay of south arcade to south transept. C15 nave and chancel roofs with moulded and cambered tiebeams, arched braced collars and wind braces, and crenellated wall plates. South transept had depressed tiebeam roof. Piscina has dog tooth to hood mould. Base of screen remains. Norman font, plain cylindrical, with moulded top of stem. Tomb of Sir Wm Russell, 1613, with recumbent effigy and kneeling figures of 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was vice-general in the Low Countries in the time of Elizabeth. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF0698300584

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TF 06983 00584

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