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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barby, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3281 / 52°19'41"N

Longitude: -1.2042 / 1°12'14"W

OS Eastings: 454332

OS Northings: 270295

OS Grid: SP543702

Mapcode National: GBR 8R7.2D5

Mapcode Global: VHCTZ.2RR5

Plus Code: 9C4W8QHW+68

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076479

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360950

Location: Barby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Barby

Built-Up Area: Barby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Barby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Church. C13 and C14, restored C19. Squared coursed sandstone and sandstone
ashlar, partly coursed ironstone rubble in south aisle, slate and lead roofs.
Chancel with south aisle, aisled nave, north and south porches, west tower. Two
2-light windows with Y-tracery in north wall of chancel are c.1300. All other
windows have C19 tracery. The mouldings around doorways have been renewed and
the porches rebuilt. Tower, c.1300, is less altered and has a west lancet, bell
openings with Y-tracery, a frieze of trefoiled arches with head corbels and
moulded parapet with inscription "E.J.S.R. Church Warden, 1660", probably
recording a restoration. Interior: chancel has 3-bay south arcade with
quatrefoil piers and double chamfered arches. 4-bay nave arcade with octagonal
piers, moulded capitals carved with heads and shields and double chamfered
arches. Small re-set Anglo Saxon window to west of south doorway, also fragment
of a medieval coffin slab with scroll decoration (badly eroded) is set in wall
to west of south doorway. C18 altar rails with turned balusters. Set of stained
glass by Kempe and Tower starting from 1901. An early C14 "Nativity" (restored)
in the east window of the north aisle.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.100-101).

Listing NGR: SP5433270295

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