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Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade I Listed Building in Daventry, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2583 / 52°15'29"N

Longitude: -1.1589 / 1°9'32"W

OS Eastings: 457506

OS Northings: 262571

OS Grid: SP575625

Mapcode National: GBR 8S2.FT7

Mapcode Global: VHCVC.VHPM

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 4 December 1953

Last Amended: 19 September 1977

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359925

Location: Daventry, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Parish: Daventry

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Daventry Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

Listing Text


909/1/48 CHURCH WALK
04-DEC-53 (East side)
CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

(Formerly listed as:
MARKET PLACE
CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS)

I

1752-8 by David Hiorne. Good classical design with pedimented west end. West
tower and spire in form of obelisk. Rusticated ground floor. Ashlar. Nave with
galleried aisles, has 7 round arched windows. Modillioned cornice, balustraded
parapet. Interior of nave has Doric columns on pedestals, entablatures carrying
arches and ribbed vault. Venetian east window. Heraldic glass in 2 upper west
windows. Monuments: C18 and C19 grey and white marble wall monuments in chancel, finely carved gallery monument of 1707, 1800 gallery monument by Cox, and 1741 by B Palmer. Pedimented west porch, with Doric order, rebuilt 1951.

Listing NGR: SP5750662571

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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