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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: 1127442



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wansford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50468

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1. 5141 WANSFORD BRIDGE END (west side) Church of St Mary The Virgin TL 0799 45/673 19.3.62 I GV 2. Saxon window in west end of nave. Nave has south doorway of circa 1200 with 2 orders of shafts and round arch. Nave parapet and rectangular clerestorey windows. C17 rectangular south nave windows with label and 4-centred arch lights and south porch with moulded round arch and impost and with date 1663 in moulded panel above arch. North aisle has lancet in west end. Chancel of 1902 has 5-light east window with reticulated tracery. C13 unbuttressed west tower of 3 stops, with lancets in first end second stage, and 2-light bell-openings with separating shaft. Early C14 stone broach spire with lucarnes and dog tooth frieze. Church is built of coursed stone with freestone dressings and has lead and Collyweston stone roofs. Interior: early C15 2 bay north arcade with quatrefoil section piers and quatrefoil and octagonal abaci with nailhead decoration, and with double-chamfered round arches. Early C20 new roof and C19 and C20 furnishings. Good circa 1120 Norman font found at Sibberton Lodge in Thornhaugh parish. Cylindrical bowl with vine scroll above arcading with figures depicting baptism, 2 figures holding books and knights fighting etc in relief, the stem is modern. The pulpit and sedilia have Jacobean panels. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TL0734299258

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 07342 99258


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