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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: PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1128556

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, RECTORY ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireHuntingdonshireDistrict AuthorityBluntisham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-May-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 53767

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History

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Details

BLUNTISHAM RECTORY ROAD 1. 5140 (south side) Parish Church of St Mary TL 37 SE 8/1 30.5.58 I 2. Parish Church of Bluntisham-cum Earith. Apsidal chancel and chapel C14, west tower late C14, nave and aisles mid C15 with later porches and buttresses. Restoration and repair carried out in C17 and C19. Stone and pebble rubble walls with Ketton and Barnack stone and clunch dressings. Some brick in upper stages of tower. Lead and old plain tile roofs. Tower of three stages with embattled parapet and stair turret in NE angle. Octagonal spire with ranges of alternating spire lights with gabled heads. Aisles extend to face of tower with wave moulded plinth band interrupted by later porches and buttresses. Nave clerestory with four windows each with two cinquefoil lights in four centred heals. Apsidal end to chancel with tripartite, lead covered, sloping gable roofs with two trefoiled light windows in each face. Two porchesto south and north bear inscription 1656 GPITS and TCI. Interior: Three tower arches with wave-moulded orders of clunch. chancel arch and north and south arcades of four bays have two centred arches. Moulded columns with four attached shafts, moulded capitals and bases. Fine C15 nave roof of four bays, wall posts stand on carved stone corbels. Early C16 door of oak with two centred head, and nail studded oak plank door to ringing chamber. Barnack stone font with quatre foil panels and underside panelled and carved with 'green men'. (RCHM Huntingdonshire p 17. Pevsner N p 210).

Listing NGR: TL3724874456

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926), 17
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 210

National Grid Reference: TL 37248 74456

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