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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 JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1293503

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, MAIN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireSouth NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityThorpe Mandeville

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 234506

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

THORPE MANDEVILLE MAIN STREET SP54SW (West side) 7/232 Church of St. John the Baptist 04/02/69

- I

Church. C14. Chancel restored 1872 by A. Hartshorne. Coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, slate roof. Chancel and north organ chamber, nave and north aisle. South porch. West tower. Decorated 3-light east window in chancel. South windows and priest's doorway also Decorated. Low side window to left of doorway is a trefoil headed lancet with transom. South nave windows have C19 tracery. Porch C14, inner doorway also C14, has crocketed ogee hood with finial and head stops. Decorated 2-light windows with flowing tracery in north aisle. C14 tower has corner pinnacle, 2-light bell openings with flowing tracery and a recessed saddleback roof. Small stone figure high up on east side. Interior: C14 trefoil headed piscina recess in chancel. 3-bay north arcade with octagonal piers and double chamfered arches. Roofs C19. Wall painting of St. Christopher, C14 (north wall) nave. Stained glass c.1872 by Powell and Sons in east and 2 south chancel windows. Mosaic reredos also by Powell. Monument to Thomas Kirton died 1601, and wife with 12 children. Stone wall monument with kneeling figures in reliefs; with kneeling figures of family in frame with open scroll pediment and reclining figures flanking a coat of arms. (Buildings of England; Northamptonshire, p.429).

Listing NGR: SP5322044954

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1961), 429

National Grid Reference: SP 53220 44954

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