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Latitude: 52.3865 / 52°23'11"N
Longitude: 0.2083 / 0°12'29"E
OS Eastings: 550381
OS Northings: 278789
OS Grid: TL503787
Mapcode National: GBR M6L.CH6
Mapcode Global: VHHJC.K8GV
Entry Name: Church of St Andrew
Listing Date: 5 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1127000
English Heritage Legacy ID: 49521
Location: Witchford, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB6
District: East Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Witchford
Built-Up Area: Witchford
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Witchford
Church of England Diocese: Ely
WITCHFORD MAIN STREET
TL 5078 (South Side)
20/31 Church of St Andrew
Parish church. C13 west tower, and 1376 nave and chancel. Field and
rubblestone and dressed limestone dressings. Plain tiled roof with end
parapet to chancel. Plan of west tower, aisleless nave and chancel.
Three-stage embattled west tower has C18 gault brick repairs. No plinth and
unbuttressed. Dressed limestone quoins. Restored west window of two lights
in two centred arches and similar paired lights to bell stage. Nave: Three
windows of three cinquefoil lights with Decorated tracery in two centred arch
with label. Continuous double chamfered north and south doorways. Nave
buttressing has off-set. Canted west walls with single lancet to connect with
west tower. The chancel has east window of three lights with Decorated
tracery. Interior: C17 staggered butt purlin nave roof. C13 two centred
tower arch partly blocked. Chancel arch is two centred and of two chamfered
orders, the inner on engaged shaft with moulded capital. Two niches, C14-C15,
flank the chancel arch. There is a low side window in the south wall. The
font is C13. Limestone. Tapering octagon on a column with splayed lower edge
and moulded holdwater base.
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p.504
V.C.H. Cambs. IV
Listing NGR: TL5038178789
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