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Church of St Mary Magdalen

A Grade I Listed Building in Geddington, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4379 / 52°26'16"N

Longitude: -0.6845 / 0°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 489524

OS Northings: 283027

OS Grid: SP895830

Mapcode National: GBR DWW.1RT

Mapcode Global: VHFNL.3Z0H

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalen

Listing Date: 25 February 1957

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231043

Location: Geddington, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Geddington

Built-Up Area: Geddington

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Geddington St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1337-0/12/259 (North side)
25/02/57 Church of St.Mary Magdalene
Parish church. Angle-Saxon origin, late C12 north aisle C13
south aisle, C14 chancel tower, perhaps C12 heightened C15,
other C15 alterations (especially windows), restored C19 and
1904-6. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar roofs probably of
lead. West tower and spire, aisled nave, chancel flanked by
chapels, C19 north-east vestry and south porch. 4-stage west
tower has moulded plinth clasping buttresses quatrefoil frieze
with gargoyles at angles and castellated parapet. Twin 2-light
Perpendicular bell-openings with transoms. West face has
moulded pointed entrance arch with C19 double doors, 2-light
Perpendicular window and tiny stair-light. South face has
clock face and stair lights. Recessed octagonal spire with
finial and weathervane. Plain parapets with gargoyles, to nave
and aisles. South aisle has buttresses and sill band and from
left to right, C19 gabled porch, 3 3- light square-headed
windows with cusped lights, a blocked window and a lancet.
North aisle has similar windows, one of 3 lights and 3 of 2
lights, a simple pointed-arch doorway and a chimney at east
end. Chancel has angle buttresses and Decorated windows, of 5
lights to east, 3 lights to south end, 2 lights to north.
Clerestory windows, 3 to nave and 3 to chancel, square-headed
with 3 cusped lights at south aisle. Pointed south doorway
with C19 door.

Listing NGR: SP8952483027

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