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Church of St Romwald

A Grade II Listed Building in Strixton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2457 / 52°14'44"N

Longitude: -0.6777 / 0°40'39"W

OS Eastings: 490375

OS Northings: 261663

OS Grid: SP903616

Mapcode National: GBR DZ6.3H8

Mapcode Global: VHFPK.6TL8

Plus Code: 9C4X68WC+7W

Entry Name: Church of St Romwald

Listing Date: 28 May 1954

Last Amended: 13 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233570

Location: Strixton, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Strixton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Wollaston with Strixton

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

STRIXTON THE MAIN STREET
SP96SW (North side)
8/286 Church of St. Romwald
28/05/54 (Formerly listed as Church of
Romwold)

GV II

Church. C13 west wall, remainder rebuilt in 1873. Squared coursed limestone with
ironstone dressings and plain-tiled roof with alternate courses of fishscale
tiles. Nave, chancel, west turret and south porch. South elevation of chancel of
2-window range of double lancets. Square headed south door to left with low-side
opening to left. Brick relieving arch is probably over site of medieval tomb.
Simple corbled cornice. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. East window is triple
stepped lancet. Quatrefoil circle in gable above and 3 blank quatrefoils
flanking above. North elevation of chancel is similar to south with low-side
opening to right. South elevation of nave of 2-window range of double lancets.
Cornice of chancel is repeated as a string course cutting the nave window heads.
Gabled roof with ashlar parapets and base of finial. Central gabled porch has
double-chamfered outer arch and double-chamfered and hollow inner arch with
flanking shafts. North elevation of nave has double lancet to right and single
lancetto left. Central north door. West elevation has C13 triple stepped and
chamfered door opening with 2 orders of shafts. C13 sexfoil window above has
wavy surround. C19 circular opening above. C13 slit to right of door has cusped
head. Fragments of earlier projecting masonry to left and right of west door.
C13 west turret is built into west gable. Bell-chamber opening to west under
wood lintel. Small single light openings to east and west. Saddle back roof.
Interior: piscina with dog-tooth decoration. Simple screen. C17 communion rail
with turned balusters. C19 stained glass to west window.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.419).


Listing NGR: SP9037561663

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