Bulwick, St Nicholas

Bulwick, St Nicholas

Bulwick, St Nicholas

A 13th century church considerably extended in the 14th century in the perpendicular style. Restored in 1870 by Slater and Carpenter with pew ends carved by the then incumbent, the Revd. J.H. Holdich. Monuments On the south wall stands the remains of a particularly fine memorial put up circa 1612. It is in the form reminiscent of an early 17th century fireplace. Resting on the “mantel” is an stone oval containing the sitter’s armorials, topped with an obelisk and to either side ribbons and tassels inlaid into the jambs. Kneeling in the “hearth” are Sir Henry Fowkes and his wife, separated by a prayer desk. I can find little about Sir Henry who died in 1612, save that he was clearly a property speculator trading the advowson of Godington in Oxfordshire in 1608, well, according to Google! This monument originally had a ...

Contact & Opening Times

Church of St Nicholas
Millies Lane
Bulwick
Northamptonshire
NN17 3EA
Open during day time.

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