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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: 1127829



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barton

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: 51623

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12/14 Church of St peter

Last but one sentence of the description shall be amended to read "R.C.H.M. West Cambs., mon. (1) Plate 53"

------------------------------------ TL 4055 BARTON CHURCH LANE (South Side) 12/14 Church of St Peter 31. 8.62 II*

Parish Church. Chancel, C14 with fragments of Cll and C12 in west end of south wall. Nave and west tower are also C14, but the tower is possibly late C14. Fieldstone, and clunch, rendered and repaired and limestone dressings. Tiled roofs. Plan of west tower, nave south porch and chancel,, West tower of three stages, embattled, with gargoyles to the cornice. Newel staircase in south west---angle and original diagonal three-stage buttressing. Fenestration and bell stage openings restored in Ketton stone. Nave has four windows, restored, each of three trefoil lights in two-centred ashlar with flowing tracery. The outer arch east of the south porch is much restored, and the inner has two continuous hollow moulded orders in a two-centred arch. Chancel windows similarly restored. East window late Cl14. Three cinquefoil lights in four-centred arch with hollow moulding and vertical tracery to the head. The north side of the chancel has similar but less weathered fenestration. Inside: Roof, C19 in five bays. West tower arch of two hollow moulded orders in two centred arch. The interior of'the church is noteworthy for its C14 wall paintings in the nave and the chancel screen which is in five bays and two stages. The open, upper stage has subcusped tracery to enriched ogee arches in square heads with vertical tracery to spandrels. The closed lower panels are partly restored, but the original ones retain traces of painting. The pulpit, 1635, is hexagonal., with C19-C20 stem, and original jewel work to the panels and drops to the tester. Font of limestone. Tapered octagonal bowl on octagonal stem, carved. C13-C14. Brass in chancel. 1593 John Martin and wife. R.C.H.M. West Cambs., mon.(1) Pevsner. Buildings of England, p299

Listing NGR: TL4078455726

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 299
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 40784 55726


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