25
Oct

Hellidon – St John the Baptist.

   Posted by: churches   in Daventry District, Northamptonshire

St John the Baptist - Hellidon St John the Baptist

The main part of the church dates from 1591, though parts of the tower is said to date from around 1350. Built from the local ironstone, which was quarried in the south of the parish.

1914-1918 memorial window hellidon church east window hellidon 1914-1918 memorial window hellidon church

Inside the church contains a number of victorian and early 20th century stained glasss windows. The above three photos show two memorial windows to those that fought in the 1914-1918 war the central photo is the East window. The church also has two other memorial windows and one set in the bell tower.

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