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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST BENE'T

List entry Number: 1126252

Location

CHURCH OF ST BENE'T, BENE'T STREET
CHURCH OF ST BENE'T, FREE SCHOOL LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireCambridgeDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Nov-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47338

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Details



667/6/4 FREE SCHOOL LANE 26-APR-50 (West side) CHURCH OF ST BENE'T BENE'T STREET (South side) CHURCH OF ST BENE'T

I



Early Cll origin. The tower, the four external angles of the nave, and the south wall of the chancel survive from this period. Enlarged in C14. Nave roof and clear storey 1452. Alterations by J R Brandon 1853; A W Blomfield 1872. Built of rubble with freestone dressings. Internally the main feature is the Cll tower-arch. The oldest church in Cambridgeshire. (RCHM 48).

Nos 10, 12, 13 and the Church of St Bene't form a group.



Listing NGR: TL4485558278

Selected Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge, (1959)

National Grid Reference: TL 44855 58278

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