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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.


List entry Number: 1126693



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Northborough

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50208

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1. 5141 NORTHBOROUGH CHURCH STREET (north side) Church of St Andrew TF 1507 27/420 15.12.55 I GV 2. Late C12 to C13 nave. The west end of nave has 4 thin buttresses and gabled bellcote with 2 moulded arch bell openings. Parapet with dog tooth frieze and moulded coping. C13 aisles. North aisle has chamfered doorway, 2 C17 straight headed windows and C13 west window with Y-tracery. South aisle has 2 C13 Y-traceried windows. East window with quatrefoiled circle and parapet with frieze of small groteques. Good C13 south doorway with 2 orders of colonettes, heavily moulded arch. C15 porch with 4 centred arch. Decorated chancel with reticulated traceried north and south windows and restored Perpendicular east window. Very large south chantry chapel built by Geoffrey or Henry Delamore circa 1330-50. The missing effigies for 2 tomb recesses inside the chapel are said to be those in the porch of Glinton Church. The chapel is 2 bays with large 4 centred arch, 5-light south window with circular tracery between 2 polygonal turrets. The east and west windows have segmental arches. The chapel is ashlar built with battlements and ballflower frieze below. Under the chapel is a vaulted charel house with bone shoots. Mrs Oliver Cromwell is buried below the chapel. Interior: C13 3 bay arcades with circular piers, circular capitals and abaci and double chamfered arches. Decorated chancel arch with fillets on the responds and one capital has carved foliage, chamfered and moulded arch. Depressed tie beam nave and chancel roofs. C15 sedilia and piscina in south aisle. Rebuilt C17 altar rail. Plain Cl5 octagonal font C19 and modern furnishings. Monument to James Claypole 1594/Claypoles owned Northborough Manor Ebue, Oliver Cromwells daughter married a Claypole and his widow also lived at Northborough. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1525207959

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TF 15252 07959


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