St George's Church Evenley - Northant's
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 00.702 W 001° 09.006
30U E 626958 N 5763955
Quick Description: A Victorian Village church with several stunning stained glass windows.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/30/2010 8:20:04 AM
Waymark Code: WM9V5M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 2

Long Description:
church history
Evenley had a parish church by 1535, when the Augustinians' Huntingdon Priory held the rectory.

However, the medieval building was replaced in 1864-65 by the present Church of England parish church of Saint George, designed by the Gothic Revival architect Henry Woodyer

Memorials salvaged from the old church were re-set in the present building, including a statue of Sir Creswell Levinz (died 1700).
It has lost its original setting, which was an architectural background with cherubs at his feet.
The churchyard includes a large memorial to the Pearne family that was erected before 1757.
St George's is a Victorian rebuilding by Henry Woodyer, with some Hardman glass - The Woodyer-signature close-set row of single-light windows .
Type of building where window is located: Church

St Georges Church
Church Lane
Evenley, S.Northants United Kingdom

Days of Operation: daily

Hours of Operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Admission Charge: Not Listed

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