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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Thornhaugh, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5925 / 52°35'33"N

Longitude: -0.4221 / 0°25'19"W

OS Eastings: 506983

OS Northings: 300584

OS Grid: TF069005

Mapcode National: GBR FWM.G3M

Mapcode Global: WHGMB.H36B

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50404

Location: Thornhaugh, Peterborough, PE8

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: Thornhaugh

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Thornhaugh and Wansford

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1.
5141 THORNHAUGH RUSSELL HILL
(north side)
Church of St Andrew
TF 0600 44/610 19.3.62
I GV
2.
From C12, and restored 1889. Built of stone rubble and ashlar with Collyweston
stone roofs. Nave has 2 large 4-light C19 Perpendicular south windows. North
aisle of 1889 and trefoil north clerestory windows. Early/mid C13 chancel
with Perpendicular south window of 2-lights and 3-light east window. Early
C16 south transept with battlements and Perpendicular windows. South porch
has 4 centred arch doorway.
C13 west tower rebuilt in 1889, of 3 storeys with angle buttresses and Perpendicular
west window to bottom stage and 2-light bell openings and battlements to top
stage. The original spire fell down in about 1500 and destroyed the south
arcade. Late C12 4 bay north arcade with double chamfered arches and circular
piers with cruciform abacus. Remaining one bay of south arcade to south
transept. C15 nave and chancel roofs with moulded and cambered tiebeams,
arched braced collars and wind braces, and crenellated wall plates. South
transept had depressed tiebeam roof. Piscina has dog tooth to hood mould.
Base of screen remains. Norman font, plain cylindrical, with moulded top
of stem.
Tomb of Sir Wm Russell, 1613, with recumbent effigy and kneeling figures of
3 sons and 3 daughters. He was vice-general in the Low Countries in the time
of Elizabeth.
VCH Northants Vol II.


Listing NGR: TF0698300584

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