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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Chacombe, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0917 / 52°5'30"N

Longitude: -1.2851 / 1°17'6"W

OS Eastings: 449074

OS Northings: 243947

OS Grid: SP490439

Mapcode National: GBR 7SH.ZWD

Mapcode Global: VHCW2.NPZC

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234335

Location: Chacombe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Chacombe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Chacombe St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

CHACOMBE CHURCH LANE
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

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