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Parish Church of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne, Cambridgeshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53816

Location: Colne, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
Parish Church of
St Helen
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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