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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Bainton, Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.6412 / 52°38'28"N

Longitude: -0.3839 / 0°23'2"W

OS Eastings: 509448

OS Northings: 306050

OS Grid: TF094060

Mapcode National: GBR GXD.KQ0

Mapcode Global: WHGLZ.2WG2

Plus Code: 9C4XJJR8+FC

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49836

Location: Bainton, Peterborough, PE9

County: Peterborough

Civil Parish: Bainton

Built-Up Area: Bainton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Bainton

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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(east side)
Church of St Mary
TF 0906 28/52 19.3.62
From early C13. Ashlar and with lead roofs. Nave has Decorated south window
either side of porch and Decorated south doorway, large Perpendicular south
windows. Early C13 north aisle and north chapel with straight headed Perpendicular
windows. C15 chancel with Perpendicular 3-light east and south windows. The
chancel, north aisle and chapel are buttressed and the nave, chancel and north
aisle have moulded parapet. C15 south porch with battlements and winder 4-centred
arch. C14 west tower with-angle buttresses, moulded base and recessed sides
with large 2-light bell-openings with Y-tracery and ball flower friezes, west
window has ogee details. Stone broach spire with 2 tiers of lucarnes.
Interior: Early C13 three bay northarcade plus one C14 bay at west end. Three
bays have double-chamfered round arches and circular piers with round moulded
capitals and abaci. The west bay is narrower and has pointed arch with crenellated
capitals. Depressed tie beam nave and chancel roofs.
Two fine C13 piscinas, not in original positions, both gabled, one with oak
leaves and acorns, the other crocketed and with finial. C13 octagonal font
on clustered columns. Monument to Mary Henson 1805 by Sir Richard Westmacott.
Victorian furnishings. RCHM Northamptonshire Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF0944806050

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