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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: 1229692



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yelvertoft

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 404500

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YELVERTOFT WEST HADDON ROAD SP67NW (East side) 7/217 Church of All Saints 18/01/68

- I

Church. C13 and C14, restored C19. Regular coursed and ashlar lias with lead roofs. Aisled nave with double south aisle; chancel and west tower. Chancel: South elevation of 2-window range of 2- and 3-light windows, that to left is C19. South chapel projection has one C19, three-light square-headed window to the south and one 3-light west window with segmental arch head. Chancel north elevation of one-window range of a 3-light Perpendicular window flanked by slender buttresses. The buttresses and wall below the window are extensively decorated with cusps, quatrefoils and shields. East window of chancel of 3-lights with Reticulated tracery. Outer south aisle of 3-window range of 3-light windows; that to far left has a square head, the other have segmental heads. Gabled roof with ashlar gable parapets. South porch has ogee-headed outer arch with 3 orders of ball flowers and fleurons. West elevation of south aisles of 2-window range of 3-light windows that to left has a concave soffit and square head. North aisle of 3-window range of 3-light windows with plain segmental heads. North door to right of centre has double chamfered arch. North chapel of one-window range of a C19 three-light square-headed window to north and 2-light window to east. Nave clerestory of 4-window range of 2-light windows with one 4-light window to east of north elevation. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. West tower of 4 stages with clasping buttresses to western angles of lower 3 stages. 2-light Perpendicular window in west face of second stage has niche above in third stage. 2-light Perpendicular bell-chamber openings in fourth stage have transoms with cusping. Castellated parapet above. Interior: Double-chamfered arches with octagonal piers. Triple-chamfered tower arch. The chancel has a flat plastered ceiling and the nave has a shallow C19 roof with plastered underside. Sedilia to south of chancel has nodding ogee arches. Monument to John Dycson, rector from 1439 to 1445. Alabaster effigy on low tomb chest decorated with quatrefoils, low segmental arch over with flanking buttresses decorated with small niches. This monument corresponds internally with the external display of Perpendicular decoration. Thomas Rumpin, died 1770, by William Cox senior to left of south chapel arch; marble tablet with cherub below and armorial device above. Thomas Wills, died 1774, in south chapel; marble tablet with curved sides. John Watkin, died 1772, in the chancel; oval tablet with armorial device above. Various other C19 marble tablets. Bench ends probably C16 carved with Gothic tracery. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.472).

Listing NGR: SP6025075222

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 472

National Grid Reference: SP 60250 75222


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