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Parish Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Toft, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1834 / 52°11'0"N

Longitude: -0.0088 / 0°0'31"W

OS Eastings: 536231

OS Northings: 255778

OS Grid: TL362557

Mapcode National: GBR K65.4L0

Mapcode Global: VHGMR.SDQ0

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51186

Location: Toft, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Toft

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Toft St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 35 NE TOFT CHURCH ROAD
(East Side)

8/159 Parish Church of
31. 8.62 St Andrew

GV II*

Parish Church. Rebuilt using old materials on original plan in 1863 with
north aisle added. Tower rebuilt 1894 in memory of E.A. Powell, rector
1843-92. Walls of field stones with limestone and clunch dressings. Tiled
roofs. South elevation: Tower of three stages with embattled parapet and
moulded plinth, two stage angle buttresses. South aisle with diagonal
buttresses and plain ashlar parapet with moulded cornice; four,
two-cinquefoil-light windows in two centred arches with quatrefoil. Chancel
with two similar windows and priest's door. Parapet gables to nave and
chancel with cross finials. Interior: C15 nave roof of five bays with
moulded tie beams, curved braces to wall posts and embattled wall plates.
Piscina with octofoil drain in chancel. Pulpit with carved linen fold panels
C16, reconstructed. Alabaster figures and fragments set in south wall of
chancel. Reset late C18 or early C19 glass in east window. For monuments
and wall slabs see RCHM. Organ, a memorial to First World War.

VCH, Vol. V, p134
RCHM West Cambs. p207, mon. 1 Plate 13
Pevsner. Buildings of England, p472
Nelson, P. 'Some Unpublished Alabaster Carvings', Arch. J. LXXXII. 1925


Listing NGR: TL3623155778

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