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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Harlestone, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2752 / 52°16'30"N

Longitude: -0.9742 / 0°58'27"W

OS Eastings: 470084

OS Northings: 264612

OS Grid: SP700646

Mapcode National: GBR BVS.6J4

Mapcode Global: VHDRY.229N

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360158

Location: Harlestone, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Harlestone

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Harlestone St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


23/169 Church of St. Andrew
- I

Church. C14, restored in 1853 by Sir G.G. Scott. Lias ashlar with lead and
plain tiled roofs. Aisled nave, chancel and west tower. Chancel, south
elevation of 3-window range with two 2-light square headed windows; tall lancet
to left with small single-light window below. 5-light east window dates from
1853 restoration. North elevation similar. South door to chancel has moulded
shafts and stops to hood mould. Steep gabled roof, plain tiled with ashlar
gable parapets, kneelers and finial. South aisle: 3-window range of 3-light
C14 ogee headed windows with reticulated tracery, similar 2- and 3-light east
and west windows. Lean-to lead roof with ashlar parapets. C14 gabled porch
between windows 1 and 2 from left has double chamfered entrance with niche
above. C19 ribbed door. North aisle similar. Nave clerestory has four
2-light Perpendicular windows with 4-centred heads. Shallow gabled roof with
ashlar parapets and finial. West tower of 2 stages with intermediate string
courses. Single lancets in first stage. Double lancet bell openings in each
face of second stage. Plain parapet above on corbel table with plain
cylindrical pinnacles at corners. Interior: Chamfered chancel arch; sedilia
on north wall with crocketted gables; piscina in south-east angle on corbel.
Nave arcade of 2 bays with chamfered arches on octagonal piers with concave
sides. Crypt under chancel of 2 bays with chamfered rib vault. Stained glass,
in east window by Burlison and Grylls 1897. Font, circular with 4 heads
projecting from base, probably C13. Pulpit, incorporates C16 Flemish panels.
Communion rail is Jacobean with turned balusters. Monuments: Portrait bust of
man with flowing hair remains of memorial to Robert Andrew died 1667. Tablet
to Sir Salathiel Lovell, died 1713 by Edward Stanton. Many other marble
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.246).

Listing NGR: SP7008464612

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