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Church of St Helen

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thornby, West Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3747 / 52°22'28"N

Longitude: -1.0178 / 1°1'4"W

OS Eastings: 466962

OS Northings: 275636

OS Grid: SP669756

Mapcode National: GBR 9S7.1HX

Mapcode Global: VHDRB.9KSX

Plus Code: 9C4W9XFJ+VV

Entry Name: Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403117

Location: Thornby, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Thornby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Thornby St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description


THORNBY CHURCH LANE
SP67NE (North side)
8/106 Church of St. Helen
02/11/54

GV II*


Church. C13, C14 and C19. North aisle added and chancel restored by E.F. Law
1870. Squared coursed and regular coursed lias with ashlar dressings and slate
roof. Nave, north aisle, chancel, vestry and west tower. Chancel: South
elevation of 2-window range of C14 two-light square-headed windows. North
elevation has single lancet reset in C19. Large C19 vestry at right angles to
chancel. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. Nave: north elevation of 3-window
range of C14 two-light windows under 4-centred arches. Gabled roof with ashlar
parapets. South porch, restored C19, has double-chamfered outer arch and
double-stopped inner arch: ashlar gable parapets with finial. Quatrefoil in
gable. North aisle of 3-window range of 2-light C19 windows with cusped tracery.
Similar west window. Corner porch to vestry at east end. Lean-to roof with
ashlar gable parapets. West tower of three stages with 2-light west window
between first and second stage. 4-light Perpendicular bell-chamber opening to
each face of third stage. Castellated parapet of limestone ashlar. Interior:
Double-chamfered chancel arch with plain responds. C19 north nave arcade, of
double-chamfered arches with circular piers. Font, C12, circular with saltire
crosses and leaves; probably recut.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.426).


Listing NGR: SP6696275636

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