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Church of the Holy Cross, Daventry

Description: Church of the Holy Cross

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 December 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 359925

OS Grid Reference: SP5750662571
OS Grid Coordinates: 457506, 262571
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2583, -1.1589

Location: 7 Church Walk, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 4AF

Locality: Daventry
Local Authority: Daventry District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN11 4AF

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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 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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