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Newton Field Centre, Newton and Little Oakley

Description: Newton Field Centre

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 231108

OS Grid Reference: SP8844883287
OS Grid Coordinates: 488448, 283287
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4404, -0.7002

Location: Newton, Northamptonshire NN14 1BW

Locality: Newton and Little Oakley
Local Authority: Kettering Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 1BW

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Listing Text

SP8883 Newton Field Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
Church of St. Faith)
Parish church, now field centre. C14 with C15 tower and
chancel of 1858 by William Slater, converted to field centre
C20. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings ashlar
tower and spire, Collyweston stone slate roofs with coped
gables. West tower and spire, nave with south porch, chancel.
2-stage west tower with diagonal buttresses and parapet.
2-light bell stage windows with transom, 4-centred heads and
hood-moulds. West side also has traceried oculus in lower
stage. Spire has finial, weathervane (dated 1981) and 2 tiers
of lucarnes. South side of nave has gabled porch (arched
entrance with C20 double doors) and 2 2-light Decorated
windows with hood-moulds. Parapet. Buttress at east end.
Decorated style 2-bay chancel has 2-light traceried windows.
Buttressed east end has 3-light Decorated style east window.
North side of chancel as south, but with flat-roofed ?boiler
house with chimney between windows. North side of nave has 3
2-light Decorated windows (westernmost now has fire escape
balcony) and blocked arched entrance. Brick parapet. Interior:
C19 roofs. All fittings removed and western part of nave
divided horizontally to provide gallery for dormitory

Listing NGR: SP8844883287

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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