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Norton, All Saints

Medieval church in Norton

A large 14th /15th century church with a slightly earlier tower impressively placed at the edge of the village near the former Norton Hall formerly a seat of the Knightley family of Fawsley and in the 19th century Beriah Botfield, the bibliophile. The nave heightened circa 1700. Restoration was carried out here by R. Armstrong 1894. A large reredos now forms part of a huge west screen at the base of the tower. The church is populated by a fine array of monuments of the owners of Norton Hall.This large church is full of monuments to the families who owned Norton Hall (blown up in 1945): the Knightleys, (also of Fawsley), the Bretons, and the Botfields. Apart from the brass to William Knyght (d. 1501) and his wife, the earliest monument is the spectacularly large wall tomb on the south wall of ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Daventry Road
NN11 2ND

Opening Times


The church is open daily from 9am until 5pm from 1 November for 4 months and then from 9am until 7pm  for the rest of the year.


Contact Details

Reverend Andrea Watkins, The Rectory, Main Street, Great Brington, Northampton, NN7 4JB

Telephone: 01604 771338 

Email: [email protected]


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