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Latitude: 52.3652 / 52°21'54"N
Longitude: 0.0137 / 0°0'49"E
OS Eastings: 537207
OS Northings: 276037
OS Grid: TL372760
Mapcode National: GBR K3W.Q9D
Mapcode Global: VHHJ8.6T36
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Helen
Listing Date: 30 May 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128535
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53816
Location: Colne, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28
Civil Parish: Colne
Built-Up Area: Bluntisham
Traditional County: Huntingdonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Colne
Church of England Diocese: Ely
COLNE DRURY LANE
Parish Church of
TL 37 NE 5/15 30.5.58
Parish Church. Completed in 1900 replacing the original parish church that fell
down in 1896. Architect, Fawcett of Cambridge. The building incorporates some
features of the earlier building and some re-used ashlar. The tower built in the
angle of the nave and south aisle is of three stages with angle buttresses of two
stages, a moulded plinth band and embattled parapet with crocketed pinacles at each
corner. The small lead covered spire terminates with an iron finial. Belfry window
of two cinquefoil lights with label and stops. Two centred arched main entry in
west face of tower. Red, ridged-pantile roof to nave, chancel and south aisle.
South aisle of three bays with single stage buttresses, and three two trefoiled
light C14 windows, partly restored. Early C14 window of two pointed lights, in two-
centred head in chancel wall.
Interior: Nave with C14 arcade of three bays, two centred arches of two chamfered
orders, and octagonal columns with moulded capitals and bases. Modern crown-post
roof. Early C14 piscinae in chancel and south aisle. C14 font with plain octagonal
(RCHM Huntingdonshire p 58. N Pevsner p 231).
Listing NGR: TL3720776037
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