Parish Church of St Mary, Church Street, Fen Drayton - South Cambridgeshire

Parish church. Late C13 West wall of nave and lower courses of chancel and possibly the lower stage of the tower. Tower rebuilt c.1330; chancel, nave and south aisle C15. Roofs replaced in restoration of 1855. Barnack limestone, limestone and pebble rubble. Slate roofs. Nave parapet gutters unstable and in an advanced state of deterioration; have been admitting excess moisture. Other structural defects. Above and below ground drainage around entire building is defective. Suffering from significant salt migration in all areas. The congregation are liaising with Architect over scope of scheme.

Parish Church of St Mary, Church Street, Fen Drayton - South Cambridgeshire
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1127229
    Local Planning Authority:
    South Cambridgeshire
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Parish Church of St Mary
    County:
    Cambridgeshire
    District / Borough:
    South Cambridgeshire
    Parish:
    Fen Drayton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    South Cambridgeshire
    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
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA