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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brockhall, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2587 / 52°15'31"N

Longitude: -1.0743 / 1°4'27"W

OS Eastings: 463280

OS Northings: 262684

OS Grid: SP632626

Mapcode National: GBR 9TH.C6G

Mapcode Global: VHCVF.BHFB

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Last Amended: 29 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360682

Location: Brockhall, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Brockhall

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Brockhall St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

5/37 Church of St. Peter and St.
18/01/68 Paul
(Formerly listed as Church of
St. Peter)
Church. C13, C15, restored, re-roofed and chancel rebuilt 1874 by E.F. Law.
Uncoursed ironstone and limestone rubble and ironstone ashlar, lead roofs.
Chancel, nave, south aisle, south porch, west tower. One-bay chancel has 3-light
Decorated style C19 east window, 2-light Perpendicular windows north and south
with straight heads. Chancel has slate roof and stone coped east gable. Nave has
two 2-light windows with Perpendicular tracery to north side, offset buttresses
to angles and between bays and north door with chamfered sunk-quadrant-moulded
arch. To west of door C19 addition with 3-light straight-headed Perpendicular
style north window. South aisle has 3-light Perpendicular east window, a 2-light
window to east of porch with coupled lancets under hood mould with label stops,
a single cusped lancet to west of porch. South door has round-headed arch on
imposts within gabled south porch. Triple-hollow-chamfered doorway with
4-centred head and 2-light Perpendicular windows. North and south 2-stage west
tower within west end of nave has lancet window in projection to west wall and
2-light bell openings. All windows have hood moulds, some with label stops.
Battlemented parapet to tower, otherwise plain parapets. Interior: nave has
3-bay south arcade with circular piers, simple moulded capitals, and chamfered
round arches, a plain pier with impost to east and polygonal respond with half
capital to westernmost arch. Pointed and double chamfered north nave windows
have deep splays and intermediate arch. Early C14 tomb recess in south aisle
with inscribed slab framed by cusped arch with ball flower ornament and
crocketted hood mould with foliage finial. North and south door has pinnacled
Gothick inner surrounds. Octagonal font with fleurons and pyramidal timber
cover. Mid C19 stained glass east window and 2 late C14 roundels in north nave
windows. Royal Arms of George III, oil on canvas, in tower. Early C19 chamber
organ. 4 hatchments to members of Thornton family - oil on canvas- and numerous
C18 and C19 wall monuments. One to Elizabeth Trimmell d.1757, signed by John
Hunt, Northampton, and another to Thomas Thornton d.1783, by William Cox.
(Buildings of England: Northants, p.127).

Listing NGR: SP6328062684

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