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Churches for a purpose:
  • A richly rewarding church, both warm and welcoming in the smart northern suburb of Northampton. Here the local population did well to rebuild their church after a great storm destroyed...
  • Externally a particularly handsome medieval church with full square tower with fine double bell openings – all dating from circa 1300. The interior therefore comes as a surprise being...
  • The market town of Daventry blossomed in the 18th century, it’s economy benefitting from the increase in coaching traffic which was diverted here off the London to Dublin road (Watling...
  • At first glance the church at Denton might look medieval but in fact all of it apart from the 13th century tower was rebuilt in 1827/ 28 by Charles Squirhill. He created a rather plain...
  • Church rebuilt in Decorated Gothick style by the architect John Wing the younger for Sir John Palmer Bt. in 1788. Broad T plan with Palmer memorial chapel and vestry in the arms of the...
  • At All Saints you encounter a “Wren“ city church in the provinces of the highest quality. In 1675 Northampton’s principal medieval church was burnt down leaving just it...
  • This remote church, attached to the small hamlet of Plumpton which lies between Weedon Lois and Blakesley, was rebuilt by the local significant landowner, Jesus College Oxford in the 1820...
  • The decline in the parish population from the late medieval period led to the demolition of the early parish church in 1722. In it’s place a fine early Georgian church was erected...
  • In the mid 18th century the medieval church was radically altered as it took on the mantle of the mausoleum of the Dukes of Montagu of nearby Boughton House. This had only slight effect...

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