Parish Church of St Andrew, Station Road, Swavesey - South Cambridgeshire

Benedictine priory church. Tower and north aisle C13; south aisle rebuilt and chantry chapel and south porch c1300. Nave arcade, clerestory and roofs mid to late C15 with window tracery inserted into some original openings. Restorations C17, early C19, and 1865 by WM Fawcett; masonry said to have been used from priory ruins. Walls of Barnack limestone and limestone rubble with brick repairs. The church has been subject to heritage crime. A Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship grant was accepted in 2017 and the project development phase is underway 2018.

Parish Church of St Andrew, Station Road, Swavesey - South Cambridgeshire
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: PARISH CHURH OF ST ANDREW
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1226375
  • Local Planning Authority: South Cambridgeshire
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Parish Church of St Andrew
  • Street Name: Station Road
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • District / Borough: South Cambridgeshire
  • Parish: Swavesey
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South Cambridgeshire
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA