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Latitude: 52.0657 / 52°3'56"N
Longitude: -0.1258 / 0°7'32"W
OS Eastings: 528573
OS Northings: 242467
OS Grid: TL285424
Mapcode National: GBR J61.K0D
Mapcode Global: VHGN8.RBWT
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul
Listing Date: 22 November 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1164121
English Heritage Legacy ID: 52611
Location: Steeple Morden, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Steeple Morden
Built-Up Area: Steeple Morden
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Steeple Morden St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 2842 STEEPLE MORDEN CHURCH STREET
22/206 Parish Church of
S.S. Peter and Paul
Parish church. North and south nave arcades late C13, with clerestory of
quatrefoil lights blocked by late C14 aisle roofs. Late C14 south porch.
Collapse of spire c.1625 ruined chancel which was rebuilt during the
restoration by T.C. Hine of Nottingham, in 1866-69. A belfry and spire were
added above the south porch in c.1670, and reconstructed in 1866. Some
interior remodelling c.1903. Walls of flint and pebble rubble with clunch and
freestone dressings, and clunch and limestone ashlar. Plain tiled and leaded
roofs, spire shingle clad. South elevation: Gable parapets to nave and
chancel roofs. Diagonal buttresses of three stages to south aisle and south
porch and chancel. Plain parapet to south aisle and three large three-light
windows with vertical tracery in two-centred arches with moulded labels.
South doorway, two-centred arch with moulded jambs, and doorway to west with
four-centred head and original door leading to first floor of porch. South
porch, two storeys surmounted by timber-framed bell chamber and broached spire
with louvred, pent roof and spire lights; doorway restored of two chamfered
orders of double ogee and wave mouldings. Chancel with one two-light window
in two-centred arch. Font, late C13 or early C14. Glass fragments in south
windows of chancel. Brass indent in nave, purbeck slab with matrices for a
knight and lady c.1400. Two purbeck slabs in south porch. Monuments: North
wall of north aisle tablet in black and white marble surmounted by an urn to
Rev Richard King M.A. d.1810; and below an oval panel to his wife d.1822.
R.C.H.M. Report 1950
V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p122
Listing NGR: TL2857342467
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