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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: 1317603



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Marholm

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: 50127

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1. 5141 MARHOLM CHURCH WALK Church of St Mary TF 10 SW 10/340 15.12.55 I 2. C12 and C13 church with C15 and C16 alterations and additions. Nave with Perpendicular clerestory windows and moulded ashlar parapet. C19 (externally) north and south aisles and C19 south porch. Large Perpendicular chancel rebuilt in 1534 by Sir William Fitzwilliam of Milton (Sherrif of Northamptonshire in 1524) with battlements, large angle buttresses and 4-light Perpendicular north and south windows and 5-light Perpendicular east window and 4 centred arch south doorway. Ashlar south wall of chancel, north and east walls rendered. Squat Norman west tower in 3 steps with clasping buttresses, battlements and pinnacles and with pyramidal Collyweston stone roof and slit lancet bell openings. The tower is ashlar and the remainder of church stone rubble. Interior: Round single stepped tower arch with crocketed capitals to the responds. C13 3 bay arcades with double chamfered arches and quatrefoil section piers and similar C13 dormer arch. Octagonal font probably C17 with rose and leaf spray on each face. Monuments: circa 1400 recumbent effigy of knight on largely C19 tomb chest. Monument to Sir William Fitzwilliam 1534 with tomb chest with canopy on colonnettes and ogee arches, and with brasses against the back wall. Sir William Fitzwilliam 1599, 2 recumbent effigies. Edward Hunter alias (Perry) 1646 with bust of boy over cartouche with flanking plinth and with obelisk behind and an inscription below. William First Earl Fitzwilliam 1719 and wife by James Fisher of Camberwell - standing figures, Corinthian columns and open segmental pediment. Veil Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1462401916

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TF 14624 01916


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