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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Chacombe

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 234335

OS Grid Reference: SP4907443947
OS Grid Coordinates: 449074, 243947
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0917, -1.2851

Location: Church Lane, Chacombe, Northamptonshire OX17 2JU

Locality: Chacombe
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 2JU

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Listing Text

SP4943 (North side)
10/63 Church of St. Peter and St.
04/02/69 Paul

- I

Church. Early C14. Probably all one build. Squared coursed limestone and
ironstone, slate and lead roofs. Chancel, nave with clerestory and south porch;
west tower. East chancel window, Decorated style of 3 lights, reticulated
tracery (renewed); windows in north and south walls also Decorated, all of 2
lights with flowing tracery (renewed). Priests doorway in south wall. East
window of south aisle C14 of three lights with 4-centred head. West window
similar but tracery renewed. South windows all Decorated of 2 lights with
flowing tracery. Window west of porch renewed C20. South porch and south doorway
Decorated. Studded ribbed plank door with decorative ironwork, probably
medieval. C14 west tower, of 3 stages with castellated parapet. C14 on window
ground stage similar to east and west arcades in south aisle. North aisle has
2-light Decorated windows in south and west walls and plain 2-light
square-headed window at north-east corner. East window is Victorian. Blocked
C16-C17 doorway with 4-centred arch and square hood in west wall. Interior: C14
piscina recess with trefoiled head in chancel. North and south arcades each of 3
bays with double chamfered arches and octagonal piers with quatrefoil capitals.
Font, Romanesque; circular carved with blind arcade of intersecting arches.
Brass to Michael Fox, died 1569 but made c.1545. Representation of 'The Trinity'
with heraldic shields. Wall painting in jamb of north-east window north aisle,
C14. Crucifixion of St. Peter.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p. 146).

Listing NGR: SP4907443947

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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