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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3717 / 52°22'18"N

Longitude: -1.1164 / 1°6'59"W

OS Eastings: 460250

OS Northings: 275222

OS Grid: SP602752

Mapcode National: GBR 9S3.6L1

Mapcode Global: VHCTT.LNM5

Plus Code: 9C4W9VCM+MC

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404500

Location: Yelvertoft, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Yelvertoft

Built-Up Area: Yelvertoft

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Yelvertoft with Clay Coton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP67NW (East side)
7/217 Church of All Saints

- I

Church. C13 and C14, restored C19. Regular coursed and ashlar lias with lead
roofs. Aisled nave with double south aisle; chancel and west tower. Chancel:
South elevation of 2-window range of 2- and 3-light windows, that to left is
C19. South chapel projection has one C19, three-light square-headed window to
the south and one 3-light west window with segmental arch head. Chancel north
elevation of one-window range of a 3-light Perpendicular window flanked by
slender buttresses. The buttresses and wall below the window are extensively
decorated with cusps, quatrefoils and shields. East window of chancel of
3-lights with Reticulated tracery. Outer south aisle of 3-window range of
3-light windows; that to far left has a square head, the other have segmental
heads. Gabled roof with ashlar gable parapets. South porch has ogee-headed outer
arch with 3 orders of ball flowers and fleurons. West elevation of south aisles
of 2-window range of 3-light windows that to left has a concave soffit and
square head. North aisle of 3-window range of 3-light windows with plain
segmental heads. North door to right of centre has double chamfered arch. North
chapel of one-window range of a C19 three-light square-headed window to north
and 2-light window to east. Nave clerestory of 4-window range of 2-light windows
with one 4-light window to east of north elevation. Gabled roof with ashlar
parapets. West tower of 4 stages with clasping buttresses to western angles of
lower 3 stages. 2-light Perpendicular window in west face of second stage has
niche above in third stage. 2-light Perpendicular bell-chamber openings in
fourth stage have transoms with cusping. Castellated parapet above. Interior:
Double-chamfered arches with octagonal piers. Triple-chamfered tower arch. The
chancel has a flat plastered ceiling and the nave has a shallow C19 roof with
plastered underside. Sedilia to south of chancel has nodding ogee arches.
Monument to John Dycson, rector from 1439 to 1445. Alabaster effigy on low tomb
chest decorated with quatrefoils, low segmental arch over with flanking
buttresses decorated with small niches. This monument corresponds internally
with the external display of Perpendicular decoration. Thomas Rumpin, died 1770,
by William Cox senior to left of south chapel arch; marble tablet with cherub
below and armorial device above. Thomas Wills, died 1774, in south chapel;
marble tablet with curved sides. John Watkin, died 1772, in the chancel; oval
tablet with armorial device above. Various other C19 marble tablets. Bench ends
probably C16 carved with Gothic tracery.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.472).

Listing NGR: SP6025075222

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