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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.


List entry Number: 1126575



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Doddington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48494

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2/4 Parish Church 25.10.51 of St Mary GV II*

Parish Church. Chancel with priest's door, and east walls of aisles mid C13. Nave and tower C14 with aisles extended to west face of tower in late C14 or early C15. South porch and windows to chancel replaced C15. Restoration, C19. Walls of field stones, limestone rubble and reused stones in repaired walls, with limestone dressings. Roofs of lead and slate. South elevation. Tower with angle buttresses, plain parapet and recessed spire with gabled spirelights. Belfry window of two lights with geometric tracery in two-centred arch; single quatrefoil-light below. Aisle windows, three two-light windows with quartrefoil in two-centred arches with mask stops to labels, and one three-light window. Clerestory, four windows each with two trefoiled-lights and quatrefoil in two-centred arches with head stops to labels. South porch with plain embattled parapets and crocketed angle pinnacles, moulded two-centred arch flanked by foiled recessed panels. Chancel with diagonal buttresses and buttresses of two stages dividing three bays; windows with three cinquefoil-lights with embattled and cusped transomes. North wall of chancel has an early C13 priests door with double corbels each with carved heads supporting inner and outer pointed arched canopy surmounted by C15 crocketed finial. Interior: Nave arcade of four bays with octagonal piers, moulded capitals and bases with double wave-moulding to two-centred arches. Chancel arch with semi octagonal shafts flanked by two detached shafts, tower arch of two chamfered orders. Restored piscina with C13 foiled drains. Nave roof of four bays rebuilt with carved angels at intersections of main timbers; C19 barrel roof to chancel. Font C14 octagonal barrel on four shafts. Chancel screen C15, restored. Late C17 panelling in chancel. Carving of Christ with Woman of Samaria possibly Dutch, C18. Memorials: Black marble slab resited in chancel to 'Seweteri Peyton Barconetti' 1717; to Thos Waddington 1722; to Sir Thomas and Sir Henry Peyton 1771 and 1789; to Thomas Cole 1797; to Isabella Anne Peyton 1827; and to Rev Algernon Peyton, Rector d.1868. Memorial glass includes windows by Buden a Lille 1873, Powell of Leeds 1883 and 1874, E. Win Leeds 1890 and 1907. Morris and Co window c.1865 taken from Langton Green Kent and given to the church in 1923, crucifixion by Rosetti, St Peter by Morris, St Paul by F M Brown. Reredos C19, gold mosaic, and brass lectern.

V.C.H. p113 Pevsner: Buildings of England, p329

Listing NGR: TL4001990557

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 329
Salzman, L F , The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1953), 113

National Grid Reference: TL 40019 90557


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