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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1818 / 52°10'54"N

Longitude: 0.0577 / 0°3'27"E

OS Eastings: 540784

OS Northings: 255726

OS Grid: TL407557

Mapcode National: GBR L7L.3F2

Mapcode Global: VHHK7.YFD8

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51623

Location: Barton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Barton

Built-Up Area: Barton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Barton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 4055 BARTON CHURCH LANE
(South Side)

12/14 Church of St peter


Last but one sentence of the description shall be amended to read "R.C.H.M. West
Cambs., mon. (1) Plate 53"

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TL 4055 BARTON CHURCH LANE
(South Side)

12/14 Church of St Peter
31. 8.62
II*

Parish Church. Chancel, C14 with fragments of Cll and C12 in west end of
south wall. Nave and west tower are also C14, but the tower is possibly late
C14. Fieldstone, and clunch, rendered and repaired and limestone dressings.
Tiled roofs. Plan of west tower, nave south porch and chancel,, West tower
of three stages, embattled, with gargoyles to the cornice. Newel staircase
in south west---angle and original diagonal three-stage buttressing.
Fenestration and bell stage openings restored in Ketton stone. Nave has four
windows, restored, each of three trefoil lights in two-centred ashlar with
flowing tracery. The outer arch east of the south porch is much restored,
and the inner has two continuous hollow moulded orders in a two-centred
arch. Chancel windows similarly restored. East window late Cl14. Three
cinquefoil lights in four-centred arch with hollow moulding and vertical
tracery to the head. The north side of the chancel has similar but less
weathered fenestration. Inside: Roof, C19 in five bays. West tower arch of
two hollow moulded orders in two centred arch. The interior of'the church is
noteworthy for its C14 wall paintings in the nave and the chancel screen
which is in five bays and two stages. The open, upper stage has subcusped
tracery to enriched ogee arches in square heads with vertical tracery to
spandrels. The closed lower panels are partly restored, but the original
ones retain traces of painting. The pulpit, 1635, is hexagonal., with C19-C20
stem, and original jewel work to the panels and drops to the tester. Font of
limestone. Tapered octagonal bowl on octagonal stem, carved. C13-C14.
Brass in chancel. 1593 John Martin and wife.
R.C.H.M. West Cambs., mon.(1)
Pevsner. Buildings of England, p299


Listing NGR: TL4078455726

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