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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: 1163848



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Glinton

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: 50034

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1. 5141 GLINTON HIGH STREET (north side) Church of St Benedict TF 1505 38/250 15.12.55 I GV 2. From C12. Nave has Perpendicular clerestorey and battlements with large grotesque gargoyles. North aisle has shallow buttresses and battlements and Norman round arched slit window in west end, chamfered north doorway with small flanking buttresses, and restored Early English windows. The south aisle has battlements angle buttresses restored Early English and Decorated windows and C15 four-centred arch south doorway. The C15 south porch has circa 1300 outer arch with double chamfer, the outer chamfer is hollow and has dogtooth ornament. The porch is C15 moulded and with carved bosses. The porch contains 2 coffin lids with recumbent figures. Chancel has battlements and Early English and Perpendicular south windows, restored east window with intersecting tracery and buttresses with set-offs. Early C13 chancel chapel. C15 west tower of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses with set-offs, 2-light bell-openings, battlements and disproportionately tall octagonal recessed spire with 2 tiers of lucarnes and outline with entasis. Interior: Perpendicular arcades with octagonal piers and crenellated abaci. Square Norman font with decoration of squares and crosses. C14 traceried piscina in north chancel. Monuments: early C14 stone effigies of a Forester, a horn and a lady said to have come from Northborough and therefore might be Geoffrey Delamare, supposed Forester of Kesteven. The church is built of square rubble and ashlar, with lead and Collyweston stone roofs. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1541605974

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TF 15416 05974


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