CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1127298
Date first listed:
31-Aug-1962
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, ST MICHAELS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, ST MICHAELS LANE

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Longstanton
National Grid Reference:
TL 40293 65854

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/09/2014

TL 46NW 5/77

LONGSTANTON, ST. MICHAELS LANE (East Side), Church of St. Michael

31.8.62

GV II*

Church. Mostly early C13 with chancel rebuilt 1884. Fieldstones with Barnack limestone dressings and reed thatch and tiled roofs. Original end parapets to nave with gabled double bellcote to West gable end. Nave with North and South aisles, South porch and chancel. West gable has two four stage buttresses and restored C14 West window. South porch probably rebuilt C19 incorporating some old material including some clunch in a niche above the outer archway, also partly of clunch. Inner arch, C13, two centred double chamfered arch with outer carried on shafts, restored. The chancel has three C19 lancet windows to the South wall, probably on site of original. The North doorway is of two chamfered orders the outer on attached shafts with moulded capital and base. The North wall of the nave contains dressed ashlar indicating earlier openings. Interior: Early C13 nave arcade of four bays with two centred arches of two chamfered orders on alternating round and octagonal columns with round or octagonal capitals and holdwater bases. Chancel arch similar with half octagonal responds. The double piscina in the chancel is of clunch, partly restored, and has intersecting work in a square head. The church is now in the care of The Churches Conservation Trust. Pevsner. Buildings of England p.433 R.C.H.M. record card

Listing NGR: TL4029365854

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
50826
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 433

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/03976/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Jane Greatorex. Source Historic England Archive
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