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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Thorpe Mandeville, West Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1004 / 52°6'1"N

Longitude: -1.2244 / 1°13'28"W

OS Eastings: 453220

OS Northings: 244954

OS Grid: SP532449

Mapcode National: GBR 8TX.986

Mapcode Global: VHCW3.QGKP

Plus Code: 9C4W4Q2G+56

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234506

Location: Thorpe Mandeville, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Thorpe Mandeville

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Mandeville St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description


THORPE MANDEVILLE MAIN STREET
SP54SW (West side)
7/232 Church of St. John the Baptist
04/02/69

- I


Church. C14. Chancel restored 1872 by A. Hartshorne. Coursed limestone and
ironstone rubble, slate roof. Chancel and north organ chamber, nave and north
aisle. South porch. West tower. Decorated 3-light east window in chancel. South
windows and priest's doorway also Decorated. Low side window to left of doorway
is a trefoil headed lancet with transom. South nave windows have C19 tracery.
Porch C14, inner doorway also C14, has crocketed ogee hood with finial and head
stops. Decorated 2-light windows with flowing tracery in north aisle. C14 tower
has corner pinnacle, 2-light bell openings with flowing tracery and a recessed
saddleback roof. Small stone figure high up on east side. Interior: C14 trefoil
headed piscina recess in chancel. 3-bay north arcade with octagonal piers and
double chamfered arches. Roofs C19. Wall painting of St. Christopher, C14 (north
wall) nave. Stained glass c.1872 by Powell and Sons in east and 2 south chancel
windows. Mosaic reredos also by Powell. Monument to Thomas Kirton died 1601, and
wife with 12 children. Stone wall monument with kneeling figures in reliefs; with
kneeling figures of family in frame with open scroll pediment and reclining
figures flanking a coat of arms.
(Buildings of England; Northamptonshire, p.429).


Listing NGR: SP5322044954

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