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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: 1127621



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Eversden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52130

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TL 3653 GREAT EVERSDEN HIGH STREET (South side) 12/81 Church of St Mary

22.11.67 II*

Parish church. Rebuilt after a fire in 1466. Restorations of 1864 and 1920. Fieldstone, clunch rubble and dressings of clunch and limestone. Tiled roof. Plan of west tower, nave and chancel. West Tower of three stages on plinth with three stage diagonal buttressing and newel staircase at north east angle. Rebuilt embattlement. Restored west window of three lights. Single light window with trefoil head in two centred arch to each side of second stage. Bell stage has original clunch dressings to two light openings with foiled heads and two centred arches. Nave has two late C15 windows, restored, in south wall. Chancel with resort fenestration. Each window of three cinquefoil lights in two centred arch. North porch, dated 1636 on gable. Framed, rendered, and tiled. North and South doorways have continuous ogee mouldings to four centred arches on chamfered bases. Interior: nave roof in three bays. Late medieval. Arch braced, cambered tie beams. West tower arch, two centred and of two aisles. Outer hollow and roll moulded, inner chamfered. Responds with half octagonal shafts with moulded capitals and high bases. Chancel arch is similar and has a rood loft stair opening on north side. Chancel has late medieval roof. Arch braced tie beams with the wall posts resting on stone corbels. The wall posts have engaged shafts with embattled capitals and moulded bases. The cornice is also embattled. Piscina, late cl5-early C16 in East wall of chancel. Pulpit, early C17 on modern base.

R.C.H.M.: West Cambs Mon. (1) Pevsner: Buildings of England

Listing NGR: TL3665453329

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954)
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 36654 53329


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