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PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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 ANDREW

List entry Number: 1130118

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hamerton and Steeple Gidding

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Jan-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 54803

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 18 SW STEEPLE GIDDING STEEPLE GIDDING

3/84 Parish Church of 28.1.58 St Andrew

II*

Parish church. C12 south doorway and C13 reused stone. South nave arcade and south aisle early C14, chancel c.1330 and nave rebuilt. West tower late C14 built partly within the nave. South porch C19 replacing original porch. Restoration in 1874, west tower 1899. Walls of rubble and ashlar with dressings of Ketton and Barnack stone. Roofs of lead. South elevation: West tower of two stages with moulded plinth, embattled parapet with gargoyles at angles of lower moulded strings; octagonal stone spire. Four clerestory windows each of two trefoiled-ogee-lights with blind tracery in a square head. Two aisle windows, with three trefoiled ogee lights with blind tracery in a square head. South doorway with reused C12 and C13 moulded and carved stones forming a two-centred arch with chevron enriched outer order springing from detached shafts with carved capitals and moulded bases. South porch with two-centred outer archway of two chamfered orders springing from semi-circular attached shafts with moulded capitals and bases. Chancel with projecting plinth and moulded string below windows; two windows c.1330 each of two trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil in a two-centred head, south doorway with moulded jambs and segmental-pointed head. Interior: Nave south arcade of four bays with two-centred arches of two chamfered orders, octagonal piers and semi-octagonal responds with moulded capitals and bases. Tower arch two-centred of four chamfered orders. Chancel arch rebuilt reusing C14 semi- octagonal responds. C14 piscina in chancel with chamfered jambs and two-centred head, octagonal drain and wooden shelf; piscina in south aisle C14 with stop-chamfered jambs, ogee-head and octofoil drain. Sedile in chancel, sill of window stepped to form three seats. Font, octagonal bowl of Ketton stone with plain octagonal stem and chamfered base C16, oak cover possibly C17. For monuments and floor slabs see RCHM.

RCHM: Huntingdonshire p256 VCH: Huntingdonshire p59 Pevsner: Buildings of England p346

Listing NGR: TL1320581355

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926), 256
Page, W, Proby, G , The Victoria History of the County of Huntingdon, (1936), 59
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Bedfordshire, Huntingdon and Peterborough, (1968), 346

National Grid Reference: TL 13205 81355

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