CHURCH OF ST HELEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1228640
Date first listed:
02-Nov-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST HELEN, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST HELEN, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Daventry (District Authority)
Parish:
Thornby
National Grid Reference:
SP 66962 75636

Details

THORNBY CHURCH LANE SP67NE (North side) 8/106 Church of St. Helen 02/11/54

GV II*

Church. C13, C14 and C19. North aisle added and chancel restored by E.F. Law 1870. Squared coursed and regular coursed lias with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Nave, north aisle, chancel, vestry and west tower. Chancel: South elevation of 2-window range of C14 two-light square-headed windows. North elevation has single lancet reset in C19. Large C19 vestry at right angles to chancel. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. Nave: north elevation of 3-window range of C14 two-light windows under 4-centred arches. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. South porch, restored C19, has double-chamfered outer arch and double-stopped inner arch: ashlar gable parapets with finial. Quatrefoil in gable. North aisle of 3-window range of 2-light C19 windows with cusped tracery. Similar west window. Corner porch to vestry at east end. Lean-to roof with ashlar gable parapets. West tower of three stages with 2-light west window between first and second stage. 4-light Perpendicular bell-chamber opening to each face of third stage. Castellated parapet of limestone ashlar. Interior: Double-chamfered chancel arch with plain responds. C19 north nave arcade, of double-chamfered arches with circular piers. Font, C12, circular with saltire crosses and leaves; probably recut. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.426).

Listing NGR: SP6696275636

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
403117
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 426

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: 07 Apr 2002
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