This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
THORPE MANDEVILLE MAIN STREET SP54SW (West side) 7/232 Church of St. John the Baptist 04/02/69
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
© Mrs Julia Wigg. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Wigg, Julia
Rights Holder: Wigg, Julia
Ironstone, Limestone, Rubble, Slate, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative