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Latitude: 52.1177 / 52°7'3"N
Longitude: 0.3531 / 0°21'11"E
OS Eastings: 561206
OS Northings: 249214
OS Grid: TL612492
Mapcode National: GBR NCF.639
Mapcode Global: VHJH8.21JC
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 22 November 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1127918
English Heritage Legacy ID: 51330
Location: West Wickham, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB21
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: West Wickham
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: West Wickham St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Ely
Church of St
Parish Church. Mainly C14 with restoration of c.1900. Coursed flint with
clunch and limestone dressings, tiled roofs. West tower, nave, south porch
and north chapel and chancel. West tower of four stages, with blocked
parapet and three-stage diagonally set buttressing. Restored reticulated
tracery to west window. Newel stair turret in south west angle. Aisleless
nave, c.1350 with south porch. South wall has three windows, restored, of
cinquefoil lights. South porch has two centred outer arch of one continuous
wave and one ogee moulded order. Inner archway of two continuous ogee
moulded orders. Chancel: c.1320. Three restored windows of clunch, of two
cinquefoil lights with reticulated tracery in two-centred arches. East
window of similar period, restored. North chapel added C15. Two blocked
windows, clunch, with vertical tracery. Blocked doorway on west side. North
doorway to nave of clunch. Interior: two-centred west tower arch of three
chamfered orders on high chamfered base. Roof in four bays. Braced tie
beams and collar. Tie beam nearest chancel arch enriched with chevron
ornament and the date 1615 is carved on it. North chapel now organ chamber.
Reset C13 arch of two chamfered orders on half octagonal responds. Chancel
arch of two centred arch on three shaft responds. Chancel has moulded string
at sill height and a label carried above the rear window arches and
teminating in a mask head on either side of east window. Two niches flank
the east window, each with trefoil head as is the arch to the piscina in the
south. Monument: north wall of chancel. Henry Harrison (d.1690). Black
marble tablet in bolection moulded frame flanked by Corinthian pilasters.
R.C.H.M. Record Card (1951)
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p479
Listing NGR: TL6120649214
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