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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade I Listed Building in Hilton, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2779 / 52°16'40"N

Longitude: -0.1096 / 0°6'34"W

OS Eastings: 529069

OS Northings: 266097

OS Grid: TL290660

Mapcode National: GBR K4W.346

Mapcode Global: VHGMB.10YL

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 30 May 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53997

Location: Hilton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Hilton

Built-Up Area: Hilton

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Hilton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

HILTON Church of St Mary
1.
5140
Church of St Mary
Magdalene
TL 26 NE 9/23 30.5.58
I
2.
Parish Church. C14 West tower C15 chancel, nave, North and South aisles and south
porch. Mainly pebble rubble with some freestone. Barnack stone and clunch
dressings. West tower of three stages. Plinth, diagonal buttressing and embattled
parapet. West doorway has moulded jambs and two centred arch with moulded label.
West window of two cinquefoil lights, with quatrefoil in two centred head with
moulded label. One similar, smaller window in each face of wall of bell chamber.
Fragments of earlier church applied to exterior of North and West walls of tower.
Nave roof of slate with stone copings to gable end parapet. Ranges of four modern
windows to clerestory. North and south aisles have restored windows with vertical
tracery. C15 splays and sills. C15 south porch. Gabled with moulded stone parapet.
Outer doorway of two moulded orders, inner carved, on attached shafts with moulded
capitals and bases. Two centred arch and moulded jambs to south doorway. Plain
tiled roof to chancel with stone coping to gable end parapet. Two partly restored
C15 windows with four centred heads in south wall. C14 south doorway with wave
moulded jambs and two centred head with moulded label and lion mask stops. C15
East window partly restored. Interior has C13 two centred chancel arch of two
hollow chamfered orders. Square responds, each with a semi-octagonal attached shaft
with moulded capitals. Nave arcades of four bays. Two centred arches, each of two
moulded arches with the inner order carried on attached half round shafts with
moulded capitals and bases. C15 nave roof of four bays with five king post trusses.
C15 roof to North aisles. C15 font. Plain octagonal bowl, hollow splayed under
edge, plain stem and hollow chamfered base.
1632 plaque of Prince of Wales feathers, removed from Park Farm, Hilton, now
demolished.
(RCHM Huntingdonshire p 136).
(N Pevsner p 263).


Listing NGR: TL2906966097

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