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Church of St Faith

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kilsby, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3354 / 52°20'7"N

Longitude: -1.1749 / 1°10'29"W

OS Eastings: 456316

OS Northings: 271137

OS Grid: SP563711

Mapcode National: GBR 8R2.HRZ

Mapcode Global: VHCTZ.LK7H

Plus Code: 9C4W8RPG+52

Entry Name: Church of St Faith

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361052

ID on this website: 101031370

Location: St Faith's Church, Emery Row, West Northamptonshire, CV23

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Kilsby

Built-Up Area: Kilsby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Kilsby St Faith

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Church. C13, restored 1868-9 by E. Christian and again in 1895. Uncoursed
limestone and ironstone rubble, tower partly squared coursed sandstone, lead and
tile roofs. Chancel with north chapel, aisled nave, south porch, west tower. C14
three-light window to chancel, tracery renewed C19. Perpendicular 2-light window
with flat arched head and panel tracery to north chapel. Similar window in south
wall of chancel and a C13 priests doorway with 2-light window of the same date
to left of it. C19 window to south aisle. C19 south porch. Inner doorway C13
with single chamfered arch and C19 plank door. C13 tower of 3 stages with
crenellated parapet, gargoyle water spouts and octagonal spire. The west doorway
has a single chamfered arch and lancet window above. Bell openings of 2 cusped
lights with C19 tracery. Part of jamb and arch of blocked doorway in right bay
of north aisle. Perpendicular 3-light window with square head in left bay and
C19 window in the centre. The east window of the north aisle is probably C13 but
the head is blocked by a wood lintel. Interior: 4-bay nave arcades with
octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches. North chapel has Perpendicular
4-centred arch opening to north aisle. C19 roofs. Box pews. Stained glass in
east window, 1869, by Powell and Sons, with the Crucifixion by Doyle.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.276).

Listing NGR: SP5631671137

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