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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: 1343570



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Scaldwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

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: 360465

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 76868 72574


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