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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eydon, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1455 / 52°8'43"N

Longitude: -1.2106 / 1°12'38"W

OS Eastings: 454112

OS Northings: 249981

OS Grid: SP541499

Mapcode National: GBR 8TC.DRF

Mapcode Global: VHCVX.YBVM

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234120

Location: Eydon, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Eydon

Built-Up Area: Eydon

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Eydon St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP54NW (South side)
3/91 Church of St. Nicholas


Church. C13 and C14. Restored and enlarged 1864-5 by R.C. Hussey who added the
south aisle and extended north aisle east to form vestry. Squared coursed
ironstone, limestone dressings, slate roof. Chancel, north vestry, aisled nave,
south porch, west tower. East window of chancel, C19. Three C14 two-light
windows with flowing tracery to south. North aisle has three 2-light C14 windows
with flowing tracery, and late Perpendicular west window with 3 arched uncusped
lights and square hood. C14 north doorway (blocked). Early C14 west tower of 2
stages has crenellated parapet and C19 pinnacles. Bell openings and west window
with Y-tracery. West doorway has continuous mouldings, Interior: C14 piscina
recess with cusped ogee arch in chancel. Chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders has
corbels carved with leaves. 4-bay north arcade has double chamfered arches and
early C13 round pier with square abacus to west. Other piers C19. Romanesque
font, the base like an octagonal scalloped capital, recessed circular bowl with
fluted decoration with band of stylised leaves around the top. Stained glass
heraldic shields in windows of north aisle, c.1830 by Russell of Oxford. Stone
effigy of a lady, C14 (badly weathered) in south aisle. Monument to the Rev.
Francis Annesley, died 1811, by Bacon junior. Grey and white marble wall tablet
with urn in shallow relief, above doorway in south aisle.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.211).

Listing NGR: SP5411249981

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