CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356634
Date first listed:
02-Nov-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Daventry (District Authority)
Parish:
Boughton
National Grid Reference:
SP 75328 65886

Details

BOUGHTON CHURCH STREET SP7565 (North side) Church of St.John the Baptist 22/39 02/11/54 II GV

Church early C15, and early and mid C14. Coursed lias rubble with ashlar dressings: lead roof, Nave and Chancel rebuilt 1806 and enlarged 1846. Single hall church, no aisles. South elevation, 5-window range with four 2-light Perpendicular style square headed windows. South door has 2-centred arched head with 2-light square headed window above. 3-lighted squared headed east window. North elevation similar to south with 3-light window. Datestone 1702 with initials I.Y. and rose, probably reset. Gabled roof has plain parapet with ashlar coping. West tower. Early C15 of 4-stages having diagonal angle buttresses. West door has 4-centred moulded head, west window above of cinqurefoil lights with quatrefoils in head. In the third stage is a panel inscription. "This was repaired in the year of our Lord 1653". Two-light windows in fourth stage. C20 castellated parapet. Interior - plain with C15 two-centred chamfered tower arch. Shallow roof of 4-bays, early C19, Perpendicular style with kingposts. Stained glass in west tower window by Kempe. Monument to Mary Tillemont 1706. Tablet with open pediment and two cherubs at head and foot. (The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire 1973 p109.; G.E.Stevenson ; Boughton).

Listing NGR: SP7532865886

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
360027
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 109
Stevenson, G, A Short Guide to Boughton Northamptonshire

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: 31 Mar 2004
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