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Latitude: 52.0627 / 52°3'45"N
Longitude: -1.2917 / 1°17'30"W
OS Eastings: 448651
OS Northings: 240719
OS Grid: SP486407
Mapcode National: GBR 7SW.Q6Y
Mapcode Global: VHCW8.KFG2
Plus Code: 9C4W3P75+38
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 4 February 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226297
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423521
Location: Warkworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17
Civil Parish: Warkworth
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
1/177 Church of St Mary
Church. C14, partly rebuilt C19. Limestone and ironstone. Artificial stone
slate and lead roof. Chancel and north vestry; north and south aisles;
south transept; south porch. West tower. Chancel windows Victorian. North
vestry has re-used Perpendicular 2-light window with square head. East window
of south transept: Decorated, 4 lights, tracery with quatrefoils and trefoils
and a hood with ball flower decoration and headstops. South doorway also C14.
Window to left C14, (tracery renewed) 3 lights and hood with headstops. West
tower: C14, three stages with crenellated parapet, corbel table, and gargoyles
at angles. Square turret at north west corner. Bell openings are Decorated,
3 lights with flowing tracery. All north aisle windows Victorian. Interior:
chancel arch C14, triple chamfered with half octagonal responds. 3-bay north
arcade, C14, has octagonal pier and moulded capitals carved with grotesque
heads. South arcade Victorian. South aisle has squint to chancel and to right a
plain square low-side window. Above it is part of a blocked C14 arch. C14 arch
to transept, double chamfered, with half octagonal responds. Fittings: Tub
front, probably Romanesque, re-cut C14 with arcade of blind ogee arches. Re-
used C14-15 tracery on bench ends, one carved with an "Annunciation", Effigy
of a knight (Sir John de Lyons?) on tomb-chest c.1350, of clunch. Tomb-chest
elaborately carved with crockleted ogee panels containing shields and figures
of mourners. C14 relief of "Virgin and Child" at foot of effigy not insitu. C14
stone effigies of Knight and Lady, in recesses in north aisle. Wall monument
to William Holman died 1740, signed by R. Mottley, in south transept. Grey and
white marble with elaborate architectural frame. Marble floor slabs to Holman
family of Warkworth Castle. Late C17-18, with fine lettering and crests carved
in shallow relief.
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.444).
Listing NGR: SP4865140719
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