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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2966 / 52°17'47"N

Longitude: 0.1324 / 0°7'56"E

OS Eastings: 545516

OS Northings: 268636

OS Grid: TL455686

Mapcode National: GBR L64.Y17

Mapcode Global: VHHJQ.7JWS

Plus Code: 9F4274WJ+JX

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50749

Location: Cottenham, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Cottenham

Built-Up Area: Cottenham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cottenham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(East Side)
13/7 Church of All Saints


Parish church, of C13 origins but mostly rebuilt in C15 and the
upper stages of the West tower are 1617. Restored C19 and C20.
The early C13 parts of the church including the lower stages of
the West tower and the chancel arch are of limestone ashlar, but
the C15 part of the church is of sandstone rubble and the 1617
upper stages of the West tower are of pink brick. Embattled
mansard roofs, C19, leaded, to nave, chancel and North and South
porches. Plan of West tower, nave with North and South aisles,
North and South Porches and chancel. West tower, C13 with the
two upper stages rebuilt in 1617. Four stages, on splayed
plinth. Embattled parapet with four corner bulbous ogee finials
of 1617. West doorway, C13 of two hollow moulded orders in two
centred arch with label. West window of four lights with
intersecting tracery (restored) in two centred arch. The bell
chamber openings have C13 intersecting tracery in the heads, and
were probably reset c.1617. There is a sundial on the South
West buttress, and the clock was rebuilt and restored c.1980.
The stair turret is in the North East angle. Nave, C15 rebuilt
on site of C13 church. Embattled parapet, with moulded main
cornice and beast gargoyles above clerestory of five windows,
each of two cinquefoil lights with vertical tracery. The South
aisle and porch is contemporary with the nave and has similar
but larger fenestration. The chancel is also C15, but the
fenestration is restored. Interior: The nave is in five bays.
Two centred arches of two hollow moulded orders on octagonal
columns with moulded capitals and bases. Continuous moulded
label with mask stops above the nave arcades. The chancel arch
is early C13 double chamfered but the responds are C15, half
round with half octagonal capitals. C15 piscina and three seat
sedilia in four bays, each with four centred foiled arch on
columns with engaged shafts, in square heads with frieze of
quatrefoils above. Wall monument, North wall of chancel Mrs
Alice Rogers and son Richard Dacres, White marble cartouche
with drapery and cherubs heads beneath crest. Font, octagonal
bowl on octagonal stem, C15.
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.325
R.C.H.M. record card

Listing NGR: TL45516 68636

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