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Church of St Romwald, Strixton

Description: Church of St Romwald

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 233570

OS Grid Reference: SP9037561663
OS Grid Coordinates: 490375, 261663
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2457, -0.6777

Location: A509, Strixton, Northamptonshire NN29 7PA

Locality: Strixton
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN29 7PA

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Listing Text

SP96SW (North side)
8/286 Church of St. Romwald
28/05/54 (Formerly listed as Church of


Church. C13 west wall, remainder rebuilt in 1873. Squared coursed limestone with
ironstone dressings and plain-tiled roof with alternate courses of fishscale
tiles. Nave, chancel, west turret and south porch. South elevation of chancel of
2-window range of double lancets. Square headed south door to left with low-side
opening to left. Brick relieving arch is probably over site of medieval tomb.
Simple corbled cornice. Gabled roof with ashlar parapets. East window is triple
stepped lancet. Quatrefoil circle in gable above and 3 blank quatrefoils
flanking above. North elevation of chancel is similar to south with low-side
opening to right. South elevation of nave of 2-window range of double lancets.
Cornice of chancel is repeated as a string course cutting the nave window heads.
Gabled roof with ashlar parapets and base of finial. Central gabled porch has
double-chamfered outer arch and double-chamfered and hollow inner arch with
flanking shafts. North elevation of nave has double lancet to right and single
lancetto left. Central north door. West elevation has C13 triple stepped and
chamfered door opening with 2 orders of shafts. C13 sexfoil window above has
wavy surround. C19 circular opening above. C13 slit to right of door has cusped
head. Fragments of earlier projecting masonry to left and right of west door.
C13 west turret is built into west gable. Bell-chamber opening to west under
wood lintel. Small single light openings to east and west. Saddle back roof.
Interior: piscina with dog-tooth decoration. Simple screen. C17 communion rail
with turned balusters. C19 stained glass to west window.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.419).

Listing NGR: SP9037561663

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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