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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: 1222032



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Morborne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1957

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 414066

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MORBORNE MORBORNE TL 1291 19/98 Parish Church of All Saints 13.12.57 I Parish church. C12 chancel arch and nave, mid C13 chancel, north aisle c.1240, south transept and south aisle c.1250-60. Aisle walls rebuilt possibly in C16 and west tower and north porch. Restorations, 1864 and 1900-1, Thompson and Son builders, east part of south wall of chancel rebuilt. Walls of coursed limestone and pebble rubble with dressings of Barnack and Ketton stone, tower of red brick with rubbed brick details and ashlar buttresses. Roofs of Collyweston stone slates. South elevation: West tower of two stages with embattled parapet and small pinnacles at the angles. Belfry window of two three-centred lights in a square head with moulded label. C17 sundial. Nave with parapet gables; south aisle window C16 single round-headed light, reset south doorway (similar to north doorway), C12 with two-centred head of two orders, the outer plain with shafted jambs and water-leaf capitals and the inner chamfered and continuous. South transept C13 window of three lancet-lights in a segmental head with moulded label. Chancel windows c.1250, of one and two lancet-lights with a round light above. Interior: Nave arcades of three bays; north arcade c.1240 with two-centred arches of two chamfered orders, round columns with moulded capitals and bases on square plinths with spurs, chamfered label on south side with rosette, head and mask stops; south arcade c.1250 similar to north but with nail-head ornament to capitals. Tower arch formerly the west window of the nave cut down. Chancel arch C12, two-centred of two roll-moulded orders, the inner with two rolls and outer with roll and band of diaper patterning, shafted jambs correspond with orders with moulded cushion capitals with cable ornament and abaci and bases with flat zig-zag ornament. Piscina and sedilia in chancel; C13 with moulded jambs, and pointed segmental head with foliate and head stops, double piscena with moulded jambs, central shaft two-centred heads with carved flower-bosses, spandrel further carved with fleur-de-lis and two rosettes, above three niches with pointed heads; sedilia with plain seat. Font, C13 round bowl on modern stem and base; C12 font in south transept. Monuments of priest in relief with mass-vestments C13, in south aisle; in south transept to Thomas Woods 1700. Floor slab in north aisle to wife of Thomas Butler 1680, for other monuments and floor slabs see VCH and RCHM.

RCHM Huntingdonshire p184 VCH Huntingdonshire p188 Pevsner Buildings of England p295

Listing NGR: TL1391991500

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926), 184
Page, W, Proby, G , The Victoria History of the County of Huntingdon, (1936), 188
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Bedfordshire, Huntingdon and Peterborough, (1968), 295

National Grid Reference: TL 13919 91500


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