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Parish Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lolworth, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2588 / 52°15'31"N

Longitude: 0.0042 / 0°0'15"E

OS Eastings: 536890

OS Northings: 264183

OS Grid: TL368641

Mapcode National: GBR K57.7XC

Mapcode Global: VHHJV.1H38

Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50994

Location: Lolworth, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Lolworth

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Lolworth All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 36SE LOLWORTH CHURCH LANE
(East Side)

10/88 Parish Church
31.8.62 of All Saints

II*


Parish church. Early C12 and C13 re-used stone fragments.
Chancel and blocked north and south aisles early C14; later C14
tower. South porch rebuilt 1902. Restorations 1891 and
1914-18. Walls of limestone rubble, fieldstones, brick and
re-used ashlar; dressings of freestone and clunch; slate roofs.
South elevation. West tower of two stages with plain parapet
and angle buttresses and moulded plinth band. Belfry window of
two-cinquefoil-lights and quatrefoil. Blocked arcades of four
bays with clunch infill and brick repairs, three reset late C14
aisle windows each of three-cinquefoil lights in four-centred
arches with labels. South porch modern; south doorway,
two-centred arch with continuous mouldings also reset. Chancel
reduced in length, east wall C19, large two-light flat-arched
window, priest's door with continuous moulded two-centred arch
and jambs. Interior. C14 tower and chancel arches. C19 roofs;
boarded five bayed nave roof with crown posts. Gaps in nave
arcade blocking show octagonal clunch piers with moulded caps,
and two-centred arches. Interior wall of tower lined with
clunch, graffiti on tower arch, C16 belfry stair door. Chancel
reduced in height, original windows blocked with splays and
springing of rear arches visible. Font, late C14 clunch
octagonal bowl with quatrefoil panels. Fragments of medieval
screen in tower. Church yard cross base in nave with socket for
shaft. C13 coffin lid reset in tower floor. Brass to Margaret
Cutts 1610, for other monuments see R.C.H.M. Panel painting of
Raising of Lazarus, Flemish, C17. Royal arms 'GR 1721' in
pediment, and decalogue, reproduced 1983, from original in
tower. C19 memorial glass. Wall painting, C14, of Doubting
Thomas, on nave wall now painted over. The Church is said to
have been re-dedicated in 1406; much of the village was burnt in
a fire in 1393.
Cole MSS. CRO.
R.C.H.M. West Cambs mon.l, p.170
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.431


Listing NGR: TL3689064183

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