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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: 1040479



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hinton-in-the-Hedges

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: 234025

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SP53NE 6/126

HINTON-IN-THE-HEDGES THE GREEN (North side) Church of Holy Trinity


GV I Church. C12 and C14. Coursed limestone rubble, ironstone quoins; tiled roof.Chancel, nave and north aisle, south porch, west tower.

Chancel windows are Victorian. South doorway in nave C14 with plank door and C19 porch. To right a C14 three-light window, the tracery probably C19. C14 lancet to left. In the north aisle, the doorway is C14 flanked by C14 windows of one and two lights, C14 east window (tracery renewed) and C14 lancet to west.

Romanesque tower of three stages with bell openings of two arched lights and corbel table with heads. Deeply splayed round headed lancet on ground stage of west wall. Fragments of herringbone masonry in west walls nave to north and south of tower, possibly Saxon.

Interior: Late C12 north arcade of two bays has round pier with square abacus and trumpet scalloped capital, and similar responds. Double chamfered arches C14. Chancel arch C14, has corbels with grotesque heads. Stairs to former rood loft in north aisle. Romanesque tower arch, unmoulded.

Fittings: Tub font, early C13 with frieze of intersecting arches and stiff leaf. Chancel screen, Perpendicular, with one-light traceried openings and vine scroll cornice. Pulpit, Jacobean, with blind arcading. Stained glass in chancel, fragment of 'Coronation of the Virgin' early C15. Monuments: Sir William Hinton (?) wife. C14 stone effigies on chest tombs. Wall tablets to Salathiell Crewe died 1686, with open pediment, attributed to William Stanton, and to Reynold Braye died 1582, brass inscription in architectural frame with Corinthian columns.

(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.259).

Listing NGR: SP5580636941

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 259

National Grid Reference: SP 55806 36941


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