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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Naseby, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3969 / 52°23'48"N

Longitude: -0.9889 / 0°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 468892

OS Northings: 278133

OS Grid: SP688781

Mapcode National: GBR 9RW.NSV

Mapcode Global: VHDRB.T01W

Plus Code: 9C4X92W6+QC

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360410

Also known as: All Saints' Church, Naseby

ID on this website: 101343441

Location: All Saints' Church, Naseby, West Northamptonshire, NN6

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Naseby

Built-Up Area: Naseby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Naseby All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP67NE (East side)
5/157 Church of All Saints


Church. Early C13, C18 and C19. Coursed lias rubble and lias ashlar with slate
roof. Aisled nave, chancel and west tower. Chancel of one-window range of
2-light windows. East window, 3 lights with intersecting tracery. Gabled roof.
South aisle of 3-window range of 2-light windows with reticulated tracery.
Lean-to roof with simple ashlar cornice and gable parapets. Gabled porch between
windows one and 2 from left has C14 double chamfered arch with corbels. North
aisle similar of 3-window range. Gabled porch between windows one and 2 from
right has ashlar gable parapets with finial and 2 corbels, probably reset. Nave
clerestory of 3-window range of 2-light square headed windows, gabled roof with
simple ashlar cornice, gable parapet and finial. West tower probably C14,
originally ashlar. Pairs of 2-light bell chamber openings with transoms to each
face of upper stage. Clock immediately below on west face has moulded stone
surround. Castellated ashlar parapet. Recessed spire by W. Slater 1859-60 in
limestone ashlar has 3 tiers of lucarnes and crockets. Interior: Double
chamfered chancel arch. Nave arcade of 4 bays of double chamfered pointed
arches. 3 bays of south arcade are early C13 with quatrefoil piers and stiff
leaf capitals with faces between leaves. North arcade is C14 with quatrefoil
piers and double chamfered arches; the lower section of the piers has been
replaced by a large plinth probably in C18, C19 roofs. Stained glass, south
chancel 1872 by Lavers, Barraund and Westlake. Bellfry window by Clayton and
Bell. Stained glass, also in south aisle. Monuments: Brass west end of north
aisle, reset. John 01yver died 1446 and wife. Brass inscription and 2 indents
opposite. Oval tablet above to Reverend John Mastic died 1805, East end of north
aisle tablet with drapery to Richard Herbert died 1790. C17 table known as
Cromwells table; reputedly from the now demolished Shukburgh House as used by
the Kings Life Guards before the Battle of Naseby. Large copper ball in north
aisle, reputedly holding 60 gallons of ale was brought from Boulogne in 1544 and
was taken from stump of spire in 1780. Font, circular late C12, blank arcading
with flower decoration. Stone coffin lid in belfry with traces of
decoration,(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p. 309).

Listing NGR: SP6889278133

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