Church of St Andrew the Less, Newmarket Road, Cambridge - Cambridge

Abbey church of early C13 date consisting of chancel and nave. Rubble with some dressed stone. Built by Barnwell Priory on original Augustinian site. The church was restored 1854-6; the vestry and organ-chamber added in the late C19. Walls, roof and churchyard in very poor condition. Discussions taking place with Diocese about reuse of building by congregation associated with Christ Church.

Church of St Andrew the Less, Newmarket Road, Cambridge - Cambridge
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW THE LESS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1126143
  • Local Planning Authority: Cambridge
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Andrew the Less
  • Street Name: Newmarket Road
  • Locality: Cambridge
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • District / Borough: Cambridge
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Cambridge
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II, CA

Contact Details

Simon Buteux 01223 582754

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England