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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: 1130132



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brington and Molesworth

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: 54732

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20/13 Parish Church of 28.1.58 St Peter


Parish church. Chancel c.1270-80. Nave rebuilt C15 and west tower added late C15. Restoration 1884-5, chancel reconstructed; south porch added 1890. Walls of Weldon limestone rubble and field stones, Ketton and Barnack limestone dressings. Roofs of plain tiles and lead. South elevation: Tower of two stages with chamfered plinth and embattled parapet. Single second stage cinquefoiled-light with moulded label. Nave, with chamfered plinth and projecting parapet and pilaster-strips extended from buttresses; two late C15 windows each of three cinquefoiled lights in four-centred heads with moulded labels. Late C13 south doorway with two-centred arch with one stop-chamfered order and shafted jambs one with a moulded capital and the other carved with oak foliage, both with moulded bases. Chancel with moulded plinth and string course below windows. Two sets of graded lancet-lights with chamfered jambs (similar to north wall though not graded). Priest's doorway with two-centred head has two hollow-chamfered orders with a moulded string, to west a 'low-side' window with a square-head. Interior: Noteworthy wall paintings of St Christopher (RCHM plate 105) and St Anthony. Tower arch, two-centred of two orders, the outer hollow-chamfered and continuous, the inner wave-moulded with semi circular responds and semi-octagonal moulded capitals and moulded bases. Doorway in east wall to roof with two-centred arch in a square head. Blocked C15 north doorway to nave with chamfered jambs and four-centred head. Chancel arch, late C13, two-centred of two chamfered orders, the inner with semi-circular attached shafts with moulded capitals and bases, and with a moulded label to the nave. North and south wall arcades of three bays with two-centred arches and one chamfered order with moulded labels. The arches of the second and third northern bays carried down to seat recesses; the third arch in the south wall has the priest's doorway and 'low-side' window. The early C15 roof of the nave of three 'bays' has moulded and cambered tie beams and short king posts, moulded purlins and ridges. The chancel roof has some reused C14 timbers. Font, early C18, octagonal baluster shaped, with shallow bowl. Piscinae in chancel with circular drain and moulded square head. Pulpit, early C18. Sundial on second buttress of south wall of nave. Fragments of early masonry in north nave wall.

RCHM: Huntingdonshire P182 VCH: Huntingdonshire p21 Pevsner: Buildings of England p294

Listing NGR: TL0702475805

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926), 182
Page, W, Proby, G , The Victoria History of the County of Huntingdon, (1936), 213
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 294

National Grid Reference: TL 07024 75805


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