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Oundle, St Anthony

20th century church, Oundle

It is not known when Oundle School was founded but it was re-endowed in 1556 by William Laxton, Master of The Grocers’ Company and Lord Mayor of London. In 1923, the Chapel was consecrated as a memorial to Old Oundelians who died in The Great War and to Frederick Sanderson, the Headmaster of that time. The architect was Arthur Blomfield who had built the Great Hall and several boarding houses for the School. The chapel contains some of the most significant stained glass made in country in the last hundred years. The original east window, showing St Michael, William Laxton and St Anthony, (the patron saint of the Grocers’ Company) was installed in 1928. It is not known who designed it because records at Grocers’ Hall were lost in the Blitz and when it was moved to the nave ...

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Contact & Opening Times

10 Milton Rd

Opening Times


The church is open from 9am until 4pm during term time, but it is recommended that contact be made with the School Office beforehand to check opening times and availability in holidays, see below for contact details.


Contact Details


Telephone: 01832 273434


Tours can be arranged and visiting groups should contact – 01832 277143 or [email protected]

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