Spratton, St Andrew

Spratton, St Andrew

Spratton, St Andrew

A Norman church with plenty of Norman remains. It’s the tower that catches your eye on arrival, 11th century in origin but as your eyes rise you will see it blends in to Early English. The door arch is composed of a series of shafts with zigzag decoration. Above the first two rows of blank arcades has round headed arches but above, at the bell opening the arches are slightly pointed dating from about a century later. Yet above are later battlements and, for Northamptonshire, a someone what stunted spire. Internally, a nice medley of Norman columns and arches – well restored by G.G. Scott in 1846 – one of his earliest works. Note his choir stalls and his rearrangement of the retained early benches. The single most important object artistically here is ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Brixworth Road
Spratton
NN6 8HH

Opening Times

 

The church is open during the day, see below for contact details.

 

The church also runs a café on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the morning.

 

Contact Details

 

Any problems please contact Bill Blowfield – 01604 847457

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