Great Brington, St Mary's Church

Great Brington, St Mary

Great Brington, St Mary

The church dates from circa 1300 but it is the intervention of the Spencer family of nearby Althorp that transform the Medieval building. Sir John Spencer (d. 1522) rebuilt the chancel and commenced the funerary chapel that lies adjacent to it. Further intervention of both church and chapel by Edward Blore in 1840’s. The church contains good 16th /17th century benches with poppy heads. The final appearance of the chancel, redos and pulpit date from circa 1903. The east window of The Adoration of the Lamb by Morris and Co, 1912, is a memorial to Countess Spencer. In the north part of the church lies the Spencer chapel / mausoleum originally probably designed by Thomas Heritage in the early 16th century; it was radically altered by Blore in 1846. It's fan vaulting of that period is a conscious imitation of that to be found ...

EVENTS

FLOWER FESTIVAL ST MARYS CHURCH GREAT BRINGTON - 15th September 2018

Festival:10am till 5pm. Followed by: At 7.30 a concert by Northampton Chamber Choir. Tickets £10 to include an interval drink. Tickets from Mrs. Joan Heaps 01604 770047 or ...

EVENTS

FLOWER FESTIVAL ST MARYS CHURCH GREAT BRINGTON - 16th September 2018

Worship for All: 11am Festival: 12 noon till 5pm Followed by: At 6pm a service of Songs of Praise On both days we shall be serving ...

Contact & Opening Times

Great Brington
St Mary
Main Street
Great Brington
Northamptonshire
NN7 4JB

Opening Times

 

The church is open during daylight hours.

 

The church lies close to a Country House which offers a restaurant and is open to the public. For opening times, please look at the Historic Houses section of our website under Althorp.

Contact Details

 

Key holder is church warden Mrs Joan Heaps – 01604 770047

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