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PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

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.

Name: PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1127229

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fen Drayton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50971

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 3268-3368 FEN DRAYTON CHURCH STREET (South Side)

13/62 Parish Church of 31.8.62 St. Mary

GV II*

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. South elevation. Tower of three stages with diagonal buttresses, plain parapet with centrally placed gargoyles; broached octagonal spire with small trefoiled-lights on cardinal faces. Single trefoiled-light below belfry window of two-lights with foiled Y-tracery. Clerestory with plain parapet and gable has four, two-cinquefoil light windows in square heads. South doorway with two-centred moulded arch. C20 South porch. Chancel with two, three-cinquefoil-light windows each with panelled tracery in four-centred arches. 'Low-side' window partly blocked. South doorway has two-centred arch with chamfered orders. Two early C13 buttresses to west wall with markings of original aisle. Interior: South nave arcade of four bays with two-centred arches of two chamfered orders, octagonal piers with moulded caps and bases, similar chancel arch. Deeply splayed loop window in north wall of chancel. Tower doorway, two-centred arch with label. Sedilia and piscina in chancel, piscnae in north wall of nave and south aisle. Font, plain octagonal bowl set on modern columns. Glass, C15 fragments in several windows; memorial glass in chancel 1896, and 1901 by E.R. Soffling, London N.W. Brass on north wall of chancel, black marble slab with man and woman kneeling on each side of cross with inscriptions. C18 boxed pews used as choir stalls. Pevsner. Buildings of England p.384 William Cole MSS CRO R.C.H.M. (Cambs, notes and photographs) 1950

Listing NGR: TL3395668113

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 384
Other
Cambridgeshire Notes and Photographs, (1950)

National Grid Reference: TL 33956 68113

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