The Holy Sepulchre, Northampton

Northampton, Holy Sepulchre

Northampton, Holy Sepulchre

From the outside the church initially presents itself as a confident 19th century re build of a medieval foundation. This is the outcome of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s restoration of the 1860’s. As you head towards the porch though your eyes are taken by a strange circular element between tower and nave. Step through that porch and the surprise awaits you. You enter an eight sided building which reflects not only on the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem but also the famous re - interpretations of it, Charlemange’s chapel at Aachen, and San Vitale in Ravenna. Such churches in England, of which there are very few are normally associated with the Knights Templars. Here though the decision to build a round church in about 1110 was that of Simon de Senils, Earl of ...

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EVENTS

Heritage Weekend - 8th September - 9th September 2018

Church open for visitors 10am to 4.00pm with refreshments available on Saturday only. Sunday 9th open from 12.00 noon to 16.00hrs Ask the duty tour guides ...

EVENTS

Last Night of the Proms - 29th September 2018

tickets 01604-754782

EVENTS

Armistice Remembrance Concert - 10th November 2018

tickets 01604-754782 Details of this concert will be advertised later in the year.

Contact & Opening Times

Sheep St
Northampton
NN1 2LY

Opening Times

 

The church is open on Saturday afternoons from 2pm until 4pm from May until the end of September. Private openings by arrangement only, please contact – 01604 754782

 

Contact Details

 

Telephone: 01604 754782

Email: crusader.round@btinternet.com

  • Baby changing
  • Meeting / conference space
  • Group tours
  • Coach parking
  • Wheelchair access

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