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St Mary, Pilton, Northamptonshire

(52°26′55″N, 0°29′35″W)
TL 025 845
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Northamptonshire
now Northamptonshire
medieval All Saints
now All Saints and St Mary
  • Ron Baxter

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Feature Sets

The church has a clerestoreyed nave with N and S aisles; the S arcade13thc., the N apparently a modern copy. The chancel dates from 1862-64. The W tower dates from the end of the 13thc., with Y-traceried bell-openings and a broach spire with two rows of lucarnes. It was restored in 1896. The reset S nave doorway, now under a 13thc. porch, is the only 12thc. feature.


The manor was held by Roger de Torpel from the Abbot of Peterborough in 1086, and the de Torpel family continued to hold the manor until 1225.

Benefice of Aldwincle with Thorpe Achurch and Pilton with Wadenhoe and Stoke Doyle.


Exterior Features



Victoria County History: Northamptonshire. III (1930).
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire. Harmondsworth 1961, rev. B. Cherry 1973, 372-73.