SP5133 : St Michaelís Church, Aynho

taken 6 years ago, near to Aynho, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

St Michaelís Church, Aynho
St Michaelís Church, Aynho
The church is Grade 1 listed and is unusual because it comes from two completely different periods. The tower is all that remains of the original church from Edward IIIís time. The tower is in the Decorated style with an embattled top. During the civil war the church was severely damaged and all but the tower was demolished in 1723.The Nave was then rebuilt in the Classical style with pediments and high arched windows to match the architecture of the adjacent Aynho House. The name Aynho comes from a Saxon name meaning Spring on the Hill.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5143 3306 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.6169N 1:15.1426W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5147 3305
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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