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Latitude: 52.6571 / 52°39'25"N
Longitude: -0.2975 / 0°17'51"W
OS Eastings: 515252
OS Northings: 307959
OS Grid: TF152079
Mapcode National: GBR GXB.HKM
Mapcode Global: WHHN4.DGKV
Plus Code: 9C4XMP42+RX
Entry Name: Church of St Andrew
Listing Date: 15 December 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1126693
English Heritage Legacy ID: 50208
Location: Northborough, Peterborough, PE6
Civil Parish: Northborough
Built-Up Area: Northborough
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Northborough St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
5141 NORTHBOROUGH CHURCH STREET
Church of St Andrew
TF 1507 27/420 15.12.55
Late C12 to C13 nave. The west end of nave has 4 thin buttresses and gabled bellcote
with 2 moulded arch bell openings. Parapet with dog tooth frieze and moulded
coping. C13 aisles. North aisle has chamfered doorway, 2 C17 straight headed
windows and C13 west window with Y-tracery. South aisle has 2 C13 Y-traceried
windows. East window with quatrefoiled circle and parapet with frieze of small
groteques. Good C13 south doorway with 2 orders of colonettes, heavily moulded
arch. C15 porch with 4 centred arch. Decorated chancel with reticulated traceried
north and south windows and restored Perpendicular east window. Very large south
chantry chapel built by Geoffrey or Henry Delamore circa 1330-50. The missing
effigies for 2 tomb recesses inside the chapel are said to be those in the porch of
Glinton Church. The chapel is 2 bays with large 4 centred arch, 5-light south
window with circular tracery between 2 polygonal turrets. The east and west windows
have segmental arches. The chapel is ashlar built with battlements and ballflower
frieze below. Under the chapel is a vaulted charel house with bone shoots. Mrs Oliver
Cromwell is buried below the chapel.
Interior: C13 3 bay arcades with circular piers, circular capitals and abaci and
double chamfered arches. Decorated chancel arch with fillets on the responds
and one capital has carved foliage, chamfered and moulded arch. Depressed tie
beam nave and chancel roofs. C15 sedilia and piscina in south aisle. Rebuilt
C17 altar rail. Plain Cl5 octagonal font C19 and modern furnishings. Monument
to James Claypole 1594/Claypoles owned Northborough Manor Ebue, Oliver Cromwells
daughter married a Claypole and his widow also lived at Northborough.
VCH Northants Vol II.
Listing NGR: TF1525207959
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