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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Doddington, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.495 / 52°29'41"N

Longitude: 0.0611 / 0°3'39"E

OS Eastings: 540019

OS Northings: 290557

OS Grid: TL400905

Mapcode National: GBR L3Q.J8N

Mapcode Global: VHHHQ.0KM7

Plus Code: 9F42F3V6+XC

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48494

ID on this website: 101126575

Location: St Mary's Church, Doddington, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE15

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

Civil Parish: Doddington

Built-Up Area: Wimblington

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Doddington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(South Side)

2/4 Parish Church
25.10.51 of St Mary


Parish Church. Chancel with priest's door, and east walls of aisles mid
C13. Nave and tower C14 with aisles extended to west face of tower in late
C14 or early C15. South porch and windows to chancel replaced C15.
Restoration, C19. Walls of field stones, limestone rubble and reused stones
in repaired walls, with limestone dressings. Roofs of lead and slate. South
elevation. Tower with angle buttresses, plain parapet and recessed spire
with gabled spirelights. Belfry window of two lights with geometric tracery
in two-centred arch; single quatrefoil-light below. Aisle windows, three
two-light windows with quartrefoil in two-centred arches with mask stops to
labels, and one three-light window. Clerestory, four windows each with two
trefoiled-lights and quatrefoil in two-centred arches with head stops to
labels. South porch with plain embattled parapets and crocketed angle
pinnacles, moulded two-centred arch flanked by foiled recessed panels.
Chancel with diagonal buttresses and buttresses of two stages dividing three
bays; windows with three cinquefoil-lights with embattled and cusped
transomes. North wall of chancel has an early C13 priests door with double
corbels each with carved heads supporting inner and outer pointed arched
canopy surmounted by C15 crocketed finial. Interior: Nave arcade of four
bays with octagonal piers, moulded capitals and bases with double
wave-moulding to two-centred arches. Chancel arch with semi octagonal shafts
flanked by two detached shafts, tower arch of two chamfered orders. Restored
piscina with C13 foiled drains. Nave roof of four bays rebuilt with carved
angels at intersections of main timbers; C19 barrel roof to chancel. Font
C14 octagonal barrel on four shafts. Chancel screen C15, restored. Late C17
panelling in chancel. Carving of Christ with Woman of Samaria possibly
Dutch, C18. Memorials: Black marble slab resited in chancel to 'Seweteri
Peyton Barconetti' 1717; to Thos Waddington 1722; to Sir Thomas and Sir
Henry Peyton 1771 and 1789; to Thomas Cole 1797; to Isabella Anne Peyton
1827; and to Rev Algernon Peyton, Rector d.1868. Memorial glass includes
windows by Buden a Lille 1873, Powell of Leeds 1883 and 1874, E. Win Leeds
1890 and 1907. Morris and Co window c.1865 taken from Langton Green Kent and
given to the church in 1923, crucifixion by Rosetti, St Peter by Morris, St
Paul by F M Brown. Reredos C19, gold mosaic, and brass lectern.

V.C.H. p113
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p329

Listing NGR: TL4001990557

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