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Latitude: 52.6095 / 52°36'34"N
Longitude: 0.0625 / 0°3'45"E
OS Eastings: 539755
OS Northings: 303296
OS Grid: TF397032
Mapcode National: GBR L2C.BMQ
Mapcode Global: WHHNH.XNYW
Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1125896
English Heritage Legacy ID: 48179
Location: Wisbech St. Mary, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13
Civil Parish: Wisbech St. Mary
Built-Up Area: Guyhirn
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Wisbech St Mary and Guyhirn with Rings End
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TF 30 SE WISBECH ST. MARY HIGH ROAD
13/86 (North Side)
Church of St. Mary
Parish church, designed by Sir G.G. Scott in early English style and built 1878. Wire
cut gault brick. West end of nave surmounted by gabled bell-cote above a foiled
vesica shaped window and three lancets with double chamfered reveals. Nave of three
bays, divided by two stage buttressing, each with a similar lancet, except for a round
window with cinquefoil cusping above open-sided south porch of wood with a gabled,
tiled roof. Two-centred arch to south doorway. East window of chancel is round with
a smaller foiled circle within and radial colonettes to outer circle. Below, three
chamfered lancets. Interior. Chancel arch two-centred and of two chamfered orders,
inner on shafts with moulded capitals and springing from corbels carved with angels.
Chancel has original tiled floor. Two centred, chamfered arches to openings to north
vestry and south chapel. Pulpit of limestone, octagonal on stem with Purbeck marble
shafts to angles. Font. Tapering octagonal bowl in early English style on a Purbeck
marble stem with eight subsidiary detached shafts, also of marble and each with
moulded capital and base.
VCH (Cambs) Vol.IV, p.236.
Pevsner (Buildings of England), p.399.
Listing NGR: TF3975503296
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