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Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4X3V8F+7M

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52611

Location: Steeple Morden, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

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

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(West Side)
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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