CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1127442
Date first listed:
19-Mar-1962
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, BRIDGE END

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, BRIDGE END

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

District:
City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wansford
National Grid Reference:
TL 07342 99258

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
50468
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07339/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard S. Walker. Source Historic England Archive
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