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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Bluntisham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.351 / 52°21'3"N

Longitude: 0.0137 / 0°0'49"E

OS Eastings: 537248

OS Northings: 274456

OS Grid: TL372744

Mapcode National: GBR K42.Q7P

Mapcode Global: VHHJG.652K

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 May 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53767

Location: Bluntisham, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Bluntisham

Built-Up Area: Bluntisham

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Bluntisham cum Earith St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

BLUNTISHAM RECTORY ROAD
1.
5140
(south side)
Parish Church of
St Mary
TL 37 SE 8/1 30.5.58
I
2.
Parish Church of Bluntisham-cum Earith. Apsidal chancel and chapel C14, west tower
late C14, nave and aisles mid C15 with later porches and buttresses. Restoration
and repair carried out in C17 and C19. Stone and pebble rubble walls with Ketton
and Barnack stone and clunch dressings. Some brick in upper stages of tower. Lead
and old plain tile roofs. Tower of three stages with embattled parapet and stair
turret in NE angle. Octagonal spire with ranges of alternating spire lights with
gabled heads. Aisles extend to face of tower with wave moulded plinth band interrupted
by later porches and buttresses. Nave clerestory with four windows each with two
cinquefoil lights in four centred heals. Apsidal end to chancel with tripartite,
lead covered, sloping gable roofs with two trefoiled light windows in each face. Two
porchesto south and north bear inscription 1656 GPITS and TCI.
Interior: Three tower arches with wave-moulded orders of clunch. chancel arch and
north and south arcades of four bays have two centred arches. Moulded columns with
four attached shafts, moulded capitals and bases. Fine C15 nave roof of four bays,
wall posts stand on carved stone corbels. Early C16 door of oak with two centred
head, and nail studded oak plank door to ringing chamber. Barnack stone font with
quatre foil panels and underside panelled and carved with 'green men'.
(RCHM Huntingdonshire p 17. Pevsner N p 210).


Listing NGR: TL3724874456

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