CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1052076
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1957
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALEN, GRAFTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALEN, GRAFTON ROAD

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Kettering (District Authority)
Parish:
Geddington
National Grid Reference:
SP 89524 83027

Details

GEDDINGTON SP8883 GRAFTON ROAD 1337-0/12/259 (North side) 25/02/57 Church of St.Mary Magdalene GV I Parish church. Angle-Saxon origin, late C12 north aisle C13 south aisle, C14 chancel tower, perhaps C12 heightened C15, other C15 alterations (especially windows), restored C19 and 1904-6. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar roofs probably of lead. West tower and spire, aisled nave, chancel flanked by chapels, C19 north-east vestry and south porch. 4-stage west tower has moulded plinth clasping buttresses quatrefoil frieze with gargoyles at angles and castellated parapet. Twin 2-light Perpendicular bell-openings with transoms. West face has moulded pointed entrance arch with C19 double doors, 2-light Perpendicular window and tiny stair-light. South face has clock face and stair lights. Recessed octagonal spire with finial and weathervane. Plain parapets with gargoyles, to nave and aisles. South aisle has buttresses and sill band and from left to right, C19 gabled porch, 3 3- light square-headed windows with cusped lights, a blocked window and a lancet. North aisle has similar windows, one of 3 lights and 3 of 2 lights, a simple pointed-arch doorway and a chimney at east end. Chancel has angle buttresses and Decorated windows, of 5 lights to east, 3 lights to south end, 2 lights to north. Clerestory windows, 3 to nave and 3 to chancel, square-headed with 3 cusped lights at south aisle. Pointed south doorway with C19 door.

Listing NGR: SP8952483027

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
231043
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06157/09
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