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Church of St Augustine

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6679 / 52°40'4"N

Longitude: 0.1634 / 0°9'48"E

OS Eastings: 546386

OS Northings: 309997

OS Grid: TF463099

Mapcode National: GBR M32.L43

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.H60J

Entry Name: Church of St Augustine

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48275

Location: Wisbech, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

Civil Parish: Wisbech

Built-Up Area: Wisbech

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Wisbech St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

WISBECH LYNN ROAD
TF 41 SE TF 4609
(South Side)
2/78 6/78 CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE
GV II

Church, built in 1869 as part of the Park development scheme.
Architect, Mr. Bassett-Smith. Yellow gault brick with red brick
banding and decoration and limestone dressings. Slate roof with
red patterned ridge tiles. Gothic style. Buttressed bays to
single storey chancel and aisles to north and south of nave with
clerestorey. Windows with trefoiled lights grouped in pairs, or
threes, with stone cills. Stone copings to gable parapets with
'kneelers'. Cross finial to west and bell turret to east of
nave. Moulded brick cornices. Entrance in north aisle; west
gable entrance with two-centred, stone-coped arch. Interior
intact with contemporary and later memorial stained glass.
VCH Cambs, p.250.
Gardiner, History of Wisbech, p.185, p.256, 1898.
P.H. Peckover, photographic collection, p.162, 1931.
Wisbech Society Annual Report, 1973.


Listing NGR: TF4638609997

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