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  • A 14th/15th century building with very good furnishings. 15th century Rood Screen and pews,17th century three decker pulpit, 18th century box pews. The stained glass dates from the mid...
  • Sitting on top of the hill, just across the road from Canons Ashby House, this church is also looked after by the National Trust. It is a fragment of the west end of the nave of the Augustinian...
  • The Church which lies adjacent to the House but which it antedates by some 400 years. It must have been used by the Bishops of Coventry whose seat this was before the advent of the Comptons...
  • 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...
  • Well done if you have got here! The church is tucked away in the estate village that lies behind Courteenhall Hall. If that was not enough the M1 sealed its remoteness cutting it off from...
  • St Mary’s Church is all that remains of the Medieval village of Easton Neston when, following the enclosure of the land, the village was transferred to Hulcote. The church stands...
  • However you reach it Edgcote feels removed from daily life – out of time. Down a lane you encounter the balanced composition of church & rectory, Manor House, stables & dovecote...
  • A Royal church with yet further royal associations: a very significant victim of the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The village, Manor , and church had been royal property since the Conquest...
  • A royal village indelibly linked with Edward lV ‘s Queen. Elizabeth Woodville and with Charles ll who gave this crown property to his natural son Henry FitzRoy, Duke of Grafton. In...
  • The name Holdenby dates back to the time of Scandinavian settlements and derives from the personal name ‘Halfdan’ (or Haldane) and the word ‘by’ meaning farm. The...
  • The medieval church here was re built in 1874 for Richard Naylor to designs by J.K. Colling which resulted in the most lavish 19th century church interiors in Northamptonshire. The architect...
  • The medieval church was destroyed during the siege of Rockingham Castle in the civil war as was the village that then surrounded it. The present building is on the same site and largely...
  • This particularly fine church was built during the first half of the 14th century and there have been little alterations since then. It gives a very good impression of English gothic architecture...
  • The church, like the village is indelibly linked to the family of George Washington. Lawrence Washington bought the manor here in 1540 and this is where the family remained until 1659....

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