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


List entry Number: 1331800



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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireEast CambridgeshireDistrict AuthorityBrinkley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49104

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9/45 Parish Church 19.8.51 of St. Mary


Parish church, chancel C13, nave, aisles and tower C14. Clerestorey, walls of aisles and chancel largely rebuilt in 1874 restoration (see vestry report). Architect F. Thompson. Flint, pebble and clunch rubble walls originaly plastered, knapped flint restored walls and plinth band to tower. Reused, limestone, clunch and C19 Ketton limestone dressings. C15 red brick porch, originally plastered and red brick repairs. Slate roofs. Tower with clasping west buttresses of three stages with parapet and moulted plinth band. Belfry window of two-lights, arch rebuilt. Clerestorey of four bays with two-light windows linked at imposts by stone bands. Similar bands link restored aisle windows, possibly copies of original C14 clunch windows of two-lights with quatrefoil at head. North chancel window with transome for 'low side' shutters now with C14 glass fragments. East window C13 partly restored, four-lancet-lights with large quatrefoil. South porch with four-centred moulded brick arch and shafted jambs with moulded capitals and bases. Door to north entrance C15 or earlier. Interior nave arcades of four bays with octagonal piers with moulded caps and bases, and two-centred arches of two chamfered orders. Chancel arch raised in C19. Arch braced nave roof, pent aisle roofs, and boarded barrel roof to chancel C19. Altar rails, C18. Stoop and two piscinae in aisles C14. C17 box pew in north aisle, and restored pulpit with carved panels. Modern font. Thirty-hour clock, 1779, in tower. C16 and C17 monuments to Sturville family. Pevsner, Buildings of England, p.308. R.H. Cory, His. Notes of Brinkley, 1973, p.13. Wm. Cole, 1750, MS/CRO. VCH, Vol. VI, p.139. RCHMN (Cambs. notes), 1952.

Listing NGR: TL6294854831

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Author: Cory, RH - Title: Historical Notes on Brinkley - Date: 1973 - Page References: 13
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Salzman, L F - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely - Date: 1978 - Page References: 139
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire - Date: 1970 - Page References: 308

National Grid Reference: TL 62948 54831


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