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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Girton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2407 / 52°14'26"N

Longitude: 0.0838 / 0°5'1"E

OS Eastings: 542380

OS Northings: 262328

OS Grid: TL423623

Mapcode National: GBR L6V.J0L

Mapcode Global: VHHJW.DYP4

Plus Code: 9F4263RM+7G

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50809

Location: Girton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB3

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Girton

Built-Up Area: Girton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Girton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(North East Side)

8/67 Church of St. Andrew

Parish church, mainly C15 but part C12 and C13. Fieldstone,
rubblestone and dressed limestone. West tower, nave, North and
South aisles, south porch and chancel. West tower C12 and C15.
Embattled and of three stages, the ground stage is flanked by
the westernmost bays of the North and South aisles. The lower
stages have fieldstones laid in on the rake. Restored C15
fenestration. The nave is also embattled and has a clerestorey
of four cinquefoil lights to each side in four centred heads.
The South porch is early C15 and late C15. Also of fieldstone
and dressed limestone. Embattled roof. The gable of the
original roof is visible. Two storeys, with the parish room on
first floor added late in C15. Restored niche with original
embattlement and window of three cinquefoil lights and vertical
tracery to parish room. Below, the outer archway is of two
continuous ogee moulded orders in four centred arch. The inner
archway is similar. The ceiling of the porch has ogee moulded
main beams and joists. There is a brick stair turret in the
angle between the South porch and South aisle. The chancel of
similar C15 date has two restored windows with original labels
and mask stops in South wall. Two original and similar, blocked
windows in North wall. Interior: South door is late C16 with
ovolo moulding and there is a small doorway, restored, leading
to parish room, C15, of clunch with four centred arch in square
head with dagger cusping to spandrels. Nave of four bays with
two centred arches of two hollow moulded orders on polygonal
columns with half round engaged columns to responds. The tower
arches are similar. The West end of the North and South aisles
have C13 wide splayed rear arches. Part of C15 chancel screen
with closed lower panels, restored, with moulded cornice and
subcusped ogee arches. Font, C13 retooled.
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.392
R.C.H.M. record card

Listing NGR: TL4238062328

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