Kettering, St Peter and St Paul

Kettering, St Peter and St Paul

Kettering, St Peter and St Paul

This noble medieval building remains the dominant architectural feature of this ancient market town. It’s handsome tower and tall spire is strikingly visible especially from the south if you drive here from Northampton. Its dignity is enhanced by being at the end of a short tree lined avenue which runs off the High Street. It is at this point that the splendour of the balanced west front opens up to the visitor. This is fine English gothic architecture of circa 1500 i.e. just before the Reformation. Internally the nave is the finest element with six harmonious bays each with four concave and convex ribs to the sides the balance of matching large windows through which light pours. From the same period are the two very large wall painting of an Annunciation at the east end ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Market Place
NN16 0AL

Opening Times


The church is open during daylight hours, see below for contact details.


Contact Details


Any problems, please contact Carol Walker - 07956 026829

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