Everdon, St Mary

Everdon, St Mary

Everdon, St Mary

A large grand church set in the heart of this village positioned on a knoll. Before rushing inside stray round the back as here you will not only get a very good view but also encounter the gothic south porch which is particularly handsome and well decorated. Then back to the north porch and inside. It strikes one as a huge space – one which would have inspired late 18th century watercolourists like Girton or Cotman. Their eye would certainly have been caught by the unusual elevated balcony high up at the back of the nave. Lower down they would have observed the 14th century stone screen with its delicate tracery which still lies between nave and chancel. The very scale of this interior makes one stop and think what was it that inspired the medieval mind at Everdon ...

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Contact & Opening Times

St Marys
High Street
Everdon
Daventry
NN11 3DT

Opening Times

 

The church is normally open, see below for contact details.

 

Contact Details

 

Key obtainable from:

 

Mrs Rita Hopcraft: College Farm, Everdon, Daventry, NN11 3BL - 01327 361231

Charles Coaker – 07774 264017

Bridget Whittaker – 01327 361575

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