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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: 1192503



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Croughton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233961

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8/62 Church of All Saints 04/02/69


Parish Church. C12 to C14. Chancel rebuilt without chancel arch 1830. (Church guide 1983). Coursed limestone rubble, lead and slate roof. Chancel and north organ chamber, nave and clerestory, north and south aisles with porches, west tower. Chancel windows C19. In the south aisle the east window is C19. The 2 south windows are Decorated, each of 2 lights and the west window is a C14 trefoiled lancet. North and south porches are C14. In the north aisle are 3- and 4-light C14 windows in the east and west wall and a 2- light window of the same date on the north. Squared-headed clerestory windows c.1300 of 2 cusped ogee lights. West tower of 3 stages has Perpendicular square headed bell openings. West doorway also Perpendicular with a window of the same date above. Interior: Stairs to former rood loft lead from south aisle. North arcade late C12 of 3 and a half bays with plain pointed arches, round piers with square abaci and capitals with trumpet scallops and flat leaf carving. South arcade is early C13, 3 bays with double chamfered arches, round piers with moulded capitals and stiff-leaf carving on east respond. Tower arch C12, pointed and plain. Re-used stones carved with Romanesque saltire crosses on west respond of south aisle. Romanesque tub front re-cut C14/C15 with a frieze of leaves and rosettes framing small animals and figures. Pulpit C17, octagonal with a fluted frieze. Chancel screen Perpendicular with one- light traceried openings and cornice with vine scrolls. Bench ends with re- used medieval tracery panels. Panelling made up from medieval tracery in north aisle. Nave roof Perpendicular with tracery between the beams and arched braces. South aisle roof similar. Important series of C14 wall paintings with scenes from the "Life of Christ" in the aisles and fragments of a "Last Judgement" at east end nave arcades. (Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.170).

Listing NGR: SP5458333550

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Church of All Saints Croughton Church Guide, (1983)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 170

National Grid Reference: SP 54583 33550


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