CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1166376

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1957

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHERRY ORTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHERRY ORTON ROAD

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

District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Orton Waterville

National Grid Reference: TL 15632 96076

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5141 ORTON WATERVILLE CHERRY ORTON ROAD (east side) Church of St Mary TL 1596 53/473 13.12.57 I GV 2. Built from late C13. Coursed stone rubble church with freestone dressings. Nave has moulded parapet and small C15 two-light square-headed clerestorey windows. North and south aisles remodelled circa 1330-40 with reticulated tracery windows, east windows of 2-lights, double-chamfered north doorway, outer chamfer hollow. Early English south doorway, south porch has double hollow-chamfered arch and foliage capitals. Chancel rebuilt late C16 or early C17 with straight-headed windows, 2-light north and south and 4-light east windows with re-used material. Unbuttressed west tower with C15 top stage, 3 stages, top stage has Perpendicular bell-openings and embattled parapet with quatrefoil panels. Four-bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches. The north arcade is Perpendicular with reused C12 pier bases, the centre pier of south arcade has stiff-leaf capital. Early English chancel arch. Chamfered 2-centred arch doorway from nave to tower. C16 low-pitched tie-beam chancel roof. Similar nave roof of 1753 incorporating re-used materials. Aisle roofs restored. C14 piscinae in north and south aisles. Very fine late C16 pulpit from Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge, hexagonal blank arches with dog-tooth, and pilasters with arabesque decoration, caryatids supporting cornice, and pulvinated frieze at base. Circa 1300 plain octagonal font, stem has 4 octagonal shafts. Stuart Royal Arms. RCHM (1) page 71.

Listing NGR: TL1563296076

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 50266

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, , Peterborough New Town: a survey of antiquities..., (1969), 71

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