Lamport, All Saints

Lamport, All Saints

Lamport, All Saints.

Whilst the tower is medieval the church was so re built in the 17th and 18th century and that is it’s overriding appearance. The vestry though was added by Bodley, 1879. Internally the medieval nave and aisles now have 18th century ceilings leading to a pure 18th century chancel. The reconstruction of the church was carried out by William Smith of Warwick between 1737 – 1743; the contemporary plaster work is by John The Isham mausoleum is separated from the chancel by three equally large and bold arches, sparingly decorated with the family’s arms surrounded by deft rococo plasterwork. The room is raised up as it stands above the family vault, the steps to it giving extra emphasis. It was clearly replanned by Francis Smith of Warwick with his spectacular tomb to Sir Justinian Isham (d.1737) in the centre. A huge ...

Contact & Opening Times

High Street
Lamport
Northamptonshire
NN6 9HB
Church normally locked but keys available from Rev. Canon Mary Garbutt mygarbutt@gmail.com 01604 842086 or from Mary Parker 01604 880198.

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