CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1127440

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1955

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Upton

National Grid Reference: TF 11022 00583

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History

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Details

1. 5141 UPTON Church of St John The Baptist TF 10 SW 10/672 15.12.55 I 2. C12 but largely rebuilt in C17 Gothic, and with chancel of 1842. Nave and north chapel have triple gable to west end, the small centre gable has louvred bell-openings and there is a central buttress with set-offs. Round-arched doorway impost dated "WC(D) 1767" at west end of nave, and 2 large straight-headed west windows with 4 round-headed lights. The north and south windows are similar but of 3-lights. Chancel, rebuilt in 1842, has straight-headed south window with 2 ogee arched lights. Interior: chancel arch has early C12 shafts with scalloped capitals and C17 round arch. Two bay, late C12, north arcade with circular pier and capital with leaves and crockets, and C17 arches. The north aisle was rebuilt to receive the monument to Sir William Dove, 1633, and his 2 wives. He was lord of the manor and son of the Bishop of Peterborough. North aisle has raised floor with large stone balustrade to arcade and steps with panelled newels with ball finials. The monument has 4 columns supporting open segmental pediments, and with 3 recumbent effigies, his second wife in wood, 1667. C17 communion rail with pierced balusters. C17 polygonal pulpit in corner with tester and decorated arched panelled sides. C15 octagonal font with C17 cover. Built of dressed stone and ashlar with Collyweston stone and slate roofs. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1102200583

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 50464

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Sources

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

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