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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Staverton, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2456 / 52°14'44"N

Longitude: -1.2091 / 1°12'32"W

OS Eastings: 454093

OS Northings: 261120

OS Grid: SP540611

Mapcode National: GBR 8S6.14B

Mapcode Global: VHCVC.0T4D

Plus Code: 9C4W6QWR+68

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361130

ID on this website: 101203555

Location: St Mary's Church, Staverton, West Northamptonshire, NN11

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Staverton

Built-Up Area: Staverton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Staverton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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21/43 Church of St. Mary
18/01/68 (Formerly listed as Church of
St. Mary the Virgin)


Church. Early C14-C15. Coursed ironstone rubble, ironstone ashlar, lead roof.
Chancel, with north chapel, nave and north aisle, west tower. Perpendicular east
window to chancel, 3 lights with panel tracery. 3-light Perpendicular windows in
south wall of chancel and early C14 two-light window with Y-tracery low down to
left of them. South wall of nave has in the east bay a large 3-light
Perpendicular window with square head and panel tracery. Early C14 two-light
window with Y-tracery to right of the porch. C14 porch has arch with continuous
hollow mouldings. C19 window to left of porch. Perpendicular west tower of two
stages with crenellated parapet has large double bell openings, each of two
cusped lights with transom, both under one hood. C14 west window with C19
tracery to north aisle. Early C14 lancet west of porch. Perpendicular porch has
doorway with 4-centred arch. Inner doorway has chamfered round headed arch and
old ribbed plank door. 3-light Perpendicular window with 4-centred head to left
of porch. Other windows in north wall of the north aisle are Perpendicular, of 3
lights with panel tracery and square heads. 3-light Decorated window with
reticulated tracery in east wall of north chapel. Interior: 7-bay north arcade
c.1300, has octagonal piers and arches with one hollow chamfer and one sunk
quadrant. C14 chancel arch: Decorated north chapel has 3-bay arcade opening to
chancel with octagonal piers and double hollow chamfered arches. Recess in south
wall with crocketed ogee arch and pinnacles, and piscina in cusped arch with
crocketed hood. C14 roofs in chancel and north aisle. Monument to Thomas Wylmer,
died 1580 and his family against north wall of the north chapel has Ionic
columns, fluted pilasters and entablature with metope frieze framing brass plate
with kneeling figures.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.413).

Listing NGR: SP5409361120

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