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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Offord D'Arcy, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2824 / 52°16'56"N

Longitude: -0.2179 / 0°13'4"W

OS Eastings: 521667

OS Northings: 266416

OS Grid: TL216664

Mapcode National: GBR J36.ZP7

Mapcode Global: VHGM2.5WPN

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 14 May 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54401

Location: Offord Cluny and Offord D'Arcy, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE19

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Offord Cluny and Offord D'Arcy

Built-Up Area: Offord D'Arcy

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Offord D'arcy with Offord Cluny

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

OFFORD DARCY HIGH STREET
TL 2166
(WEST SIDE)
7/10 CHURCH OF ST
14. 5.59 PETER
I

Medieval church originally of C12 nave, chancel and North
aisle. In C13 the chancel was rebuilt and in C14 the South
aisle and West tower and spire were added. The North aisle was
rebuilt in C15. The North arcade and West tower and spire are
noteworthy. The Church is principally of pebble and freestone
with Barnack dressings. Late C14 West tower with broach spire.
Embattled with gargoyles at angles and of three stages on
splayed plinth. Late C14 West window of three cinquefoil lights
in two centred head. Hollow chamfered reveals. Similar hollow
chamfers to two cinquefoil light bell stage openings in each
wall. Broach spire of Barnack ashlar. Two tiers of gabled
spire lights. In late C15 the nave roof was raised and
clerestorey added. The line of the original gable can be seen
in the South West wall. Clerestorey in South wall of four
windows of two trefoil lights in four centred heads. C14 South
aisle. C19 slate roof, gabled with modern parapet and C14 band
of carved ball ornament and two beast gargoyles at eaves
height. Three windows of two cinquefoil lights with flowing
tracery. C14 South porch, restored. Outer arch two centred and
of two chamfered orders on chamfered and stopped responds. C14
inner arch to South aisle doorway. Two wave moulded orders in
two centred arches. Label with filleted moulding and mask
stops. C19 roof. C13 chancel. Each side has one C15 window
and one C13 lancet, reset. C13 South doorway. Late C15 East
window. Interior. C13 North arcade of three bays. Round
headed, roll-moulded arches on square piers with square abaci
and attached shafts at angles. Each shaft has cushion capital.
C14 South arcade of four bays. Two-centred arches of two
chamfered orders on columns formed of four attached filleted
shafts with moulded capitals and bases. Roofs of nave and aisle
are C19. Fine C13 piscina at East end of South aisle, open on
two sides with marble, octagonal column at angle. Two-centred
arches with trefoil heads. Rib vaulting with mask boss to
soffit, and drain of shell form. late C16 chancel arch. Two-
centred and of two chamfered orders. Inner order of half-
octagonal shafts with moulded capitals and bases. C13 double
piscina in South wall of chancel with opening above. Monuments
C14 slabs in North aisle with male and female figure; in South
aisle to Richard Nailour (1616). Alabaster kneeling figures
flanked by doric pilasters with entablature and segmental
pediment. Part of C14 screen. Head of seven bayed screen
between nave and chancel. Each bay with tracery to ogee heads
and roundels to spandrels.
R.C.H.M. (Hunts), p188, mon. 1
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p298


Listing NGR: TL2166766416

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