CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1343570
Date first listed:
02-Nov-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, OLD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, OLD ROAD

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Daventry (District Authority)
Parish:
Scaldwell
National Grid Reference:
SP 76868 72574

Details

SCALDWELL OLD ROAD SP77SE (West side) 10/212 Church of St. Peter and 02/11/54 St. Paul

- II*

Church. C12 to C14 with C19 restoration by Williams, Slater and Gillett. Regular coursed and squared coursed lias with ashlar dressings. Aluminium and lead roofs. Aisled nave and chancel and west tower. South aisle is of 2-window range. That to right is probably C19 reconstruction with double lancet window and door to right and 3-light east window with intersecting tracery. That to left is C14 with 3-light Perpendicular window. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. C14 gabled porch to left has double chamfered arch. Single lancet west window. Lean-to roof with plain parapets. North aisle of 2-window range has 2-light window with intersecting tracery to left and 3-light Perpendicular window to right. 3-light Perpendicular east window and 2-light west window with intersecting tracery. Blank lancet to left. Large ashlar angle and clasping buttresses. Gabled roof with ashlar gable parapets and finial. 5-light Perpendicular east window to chancel with small quatrefoil and gabled parapet with finial above. North nave clerestory of 3-window range of square windows with quatrefoils. Ashlar cornice. Gabled roof with ashlar abutment parapet with bellcote at apex. West tower C12 of 3 stages. Single lancets in south and west face of first stage. Upper stage recessed has 2-light round headed bell chamber openings in round- headed opening with simple shaft between to each face. Plain ashlar cornice and parapets with pinnacles at corners. Interior: Chancel: 2-bay north arcade of double chamfered pointed arches with octagonal piers. Single C19 double chamfered arch to south. Double chamfered chancel and side chapel arches. 2-bay nave arcade of double chamfered pointed arches with octagonal piers; those to the north are taller. Plain pointed tower arch, blocked. C19 roofs, ceiling panels to the chancel are painted. Stained glass to east window and south aisle. C14 piscina in south aisle. C19 ashlar chancel screen. Font probably C13 bowl on cluster of shafts. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.402).

Listing NGR: SP7686972574

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
360465
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 402

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: 25 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10835/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger Ashley. Source Historic England Archive
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