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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 ANDREW

List entry Number: 1127000

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, MAIN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireEast CambridgeshireDistrict AuthorityWitchford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49521

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WITCHFORD MAIN STREET TL 5078 (South Side)

20/31 Church of St Andrew 5.2.52 - II*

Parish church. C13 west tower, and 1376 nave and chancel. Field and rubblestone and dressed limestone dressings. Plain tiled roof with end parapet to chancel. Plan of west tower, aisleless nave and chancel. Three-stage embattled west tower has C18 gault brick repairs. No plinth and unbuttressed. Dressed limestone quoins. Restored west window of two lights in two centred arches and similar paired lights to bell stage. Nave: Three windows of three cinquefoil lights with Decorated tracery in two centred arch with label. Continuous double chamfered north and south doorways. Nave buttressing has off-set. Canted west walls with single lancet to connect with west tower. The chancel has east window of three lights with Decorated tracery. Interior: C17 staggered butt purlin nave roof. C13 two centred tower arch partly blocked. Chancel arch is two centred and of two chamfered orders, the inner on engaged shaft with moulded capital. Two niches, C14-C15, flank the chancel arch. There is a low side window in the south wall. The font is C13. Limestone. Tapering octagon on a column with splayed lower edge and moulded holdwater base.

Pevsner: Buildings of England, p.504 V.C.H. Cambs. IV

Listing NGR: TL5038178789

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Salzman, L F - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely - Date: 1953 - Volume: 4
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire - Date: 1954 - Page References: 504

National Grid Reference: TL 50381 78789

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