CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1347341
Date first listed:
27-May-1968
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CALDECOTE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CALDECOTE ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Caldecote
National Grid Reference:
TL 23654 38429

Details

TL 23 NW CALDECOTE CALDECOTE ROAD (North east side) Caldecote

3/81 Church of 27.5.68 St. Mary Magdalene

GV II* Church, now redundant. C14-15. Clunch and flint rubble; some brick. Small building with nave and chancel undivided and a 2-stage W tower. The tower has buttressed lower stage. Plain parapet. Late C14 ground and upper floor 2-light windows. C15 S porch has arched door in moulded square frame and a cinquefoiled window on each side wall. Embattled parapet to porch, nave and chancel. In S nave wall is a 3-light C15 window with depressed arch and 3 cinquefoiled lancets; 6 cinquefoiled lancets in tympanum. Single square-headed cinquefoiled lancet to right. Restored S chancel window. E window is similar to 3-light nave window. N nave wall shows C18 brickwork and a C15 arched door frame. Interior: canopied and crocketed stoup in porch. In nave is an unusually rich C15 octagonal font with traceried and cusped panels and shields and foliage under the bowl. Some C15 nave benches and an incomplete kneeling figure of Rector William Makesey (d.1424). C15 decorative roundel in E window. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2365438429

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162212
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/07166/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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