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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longstanton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2729 / 52°16'22"N

Longitude: 0.0548 / 0°3'17"E

OS Eastings: 540293

OS Northings: 265854

OS Grid: TL402658

Mapcode National: GBR L6F.GN6

Mapcode Global: VHHJV.W4TD

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50826

Location: Longstanton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Longstanton

Built-Up Area: Longstanton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Longstanton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/09/2014


TL 46NW
5/77

LONGSTANTON,
ST. MICHAELS LANE (East Side),
Church of St. Michael

31.8.62

GV II*


Church. Mostly early C13 with chancel rebuilt 1884. Fieldstones with Barnack limestone dressings and reed thatch and tiled roofs. Original end parapets to nave with gabled double bellcote to West gable end. Nave with North and South aisles, South porch and chancel. West gable has two four stage buttresses and restored C14 West window. South porch probably rebuilt C19 incorporating some old material including some clunch in a niche above the outer archway, also partly of clunch. Inner arch, C13, two centred double chamfered arch with outer carried on shafts, restored. The chancel has three C19 lancet windows to the South wall, probably on site of original. The North doorway is of two chamfered orders the outer on attached shafts with moulded capital and base. The North wall of the nave contains dressed ashlar indicating earlier openings. Interior: Early C13 nave arcade of four bays with two centred arches of two chamfered orders on alternating round and octagonal columns with round or octagonal capitals and holdwater bases. Chancel arch similar with half octagonal responds. The double piscina in the chancel is of clunch, partly restored, and has intersecting work in a square head. The church is now in the care of The Churches Conservation Trust.
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.433
R.C.H.M. record card


Listing NGR: TL4029365854

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