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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: 1356515



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Moulton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360375

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MOULTON CHURCH STREET SP7866 (West side) 16/122 Church of St. Peter and St. 02/11/54 Paul


Church. C12 and C13. Squared coursed lias and limestone ashlar with lead roof. Aisled nave and chancel and west tower. Chancel projects only slightly from east end of the north and south aisles and has 4-light Perpendicular window with 4-centred head. Shallow gabled roof with ashlar parapets and finial. South aisle of 4-window range of three 4-light windows with 4-centred heads to right, and one 2-light window with Y-tracery to left. 4-light east window with Y-tracery and 2-light C20 west window. Lean-to roof with ashlar gable parapets. South porch to left has double chamfered arch with corbelled responds. Shallow pitched roof with ashlar gable parapets. North aisle of 3-window range of two 3-light windows with reticulated tracery to left and one 2-light window with Y-tracery to right. North doorway with double chamfered pointed arch. 3-light east window with reticulated tracery and 2-light west window with Y-tracery. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. Nave clerestory of 5-window range of 2-light square headed windows. Shallow pitched roof with ashlar parapets with animals at eastern corners. West tower of 4 stages. West door has double chamfered pointed arch. 2-light west window with quatrefoil in second stage. 2-light bell chamber openings with quatrefoils to each face of third stage. Fourth stage limestone ashlar with twin 2-light bell-chamber openings with quatrefoils and cusped transoms to each face. Quatrefoil freize above with castellated parapet and short pinnacles at corners. Interior: chancel, 2 bay south arcade of late C13 double chamfered pointed arches with octagonal piers. Similar one bay north arcade. C13 double chamfered chancel arch. Nave originally C12, aisles, has late C12 four bay arcade of one step round arches with square piers having 4 demi shafts. The piers to the left have C13 octagonal casing at bases. C13 four bay south arcade of double chamfered pointed arches with octagonal piers. Tall tower arch has 4 chamfers. C19 king post and tie beam roofs. Stained glass to east and south west windows. C14 piscina to right of altar. Communion rail C18 with turned balusters. Font C18, plain baluster with small gadrooned bowl, also C20 stone font. Sculpture attached to south wall is fragment of saxon cross shaft depicting a beast biting its tail. Monument above is oval marble tablet with scrolled surround to Edmund Gee died 1799 and wife Elizabeth. North wall inscribed tablet with heraldic decoration to Saunderson family probably C18; reset. Fragments of C13 masonry and stone coffin lid below. Spire removed in 1702. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.307).

Listing NGR: SP7835866419

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 307

National Grid Reference: SP 78358 66419


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