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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Impington, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2481 / 52°14'53"N

Longitude: 0.1194 / 0°7'9"E

OS Eastings: 544786

OS Northings: 263218

OS Grid: TL447632

Mapcode National: GBR L6X.105

Mapcode Global: VHHJX.0RZG

Plus Code: 9F4264X9+6Q

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50629

Location: Impington, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Impington

Built-Up Area: Histon

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Impington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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31.8.62 Parish Church


Parish church. Early C13 nave and tower, upper stages rebuilt
C14, and rood stair. South porch C15, chancel rebuilt during
restoration of 1878, dated rain water heads. Walls of Barnack
limestone with limestone and pebble rubble. Timber framed
porch. Plain rile roofs with gable parapets to nave and chancel
with cross finials. South elevation: Tower of three stages
with Barnack limestone quoins, C15 embattled parapet with corner
finials and angle gargoyles, two-centred arched, two-light
belfry window. Nave with three original quoins and masked
corbels. Two, three-light cinquefoiled windows restored in
1981. Sealed lancet window to west of south porch. South
porch, restored in 1878, timber frames with pierced decorated
barge boards, embattled cornice and side lights of three
cinquefoil lights. Rebuilt chancel incorporating C12 and C13
carved stones and one shaft and capital with carved head in
angle and wall arcade. Incised mass dial in buttress of south
wall. Interior. Nave with late C15 crown post roof of three
bays with moulded tie beams, wall posts and cornice; slender
crown posts braced to collar purlin. Tie beam to east cut for
C19 chancel arch, and supported on heavy stone corbels. Fine
C15 fresco of St Christopher. C16 niche set at angle in window
of north wall. Chancel with C19 scissor braced roof, chancel
arch raised and widened in 1879. Lower arch, two-centred
springing from semi-octagonal shafts with moulded caps. C13
font, octagonal basin on moulded base with octagonal shafts.
Pews rebuilt with four, poppy head bench ends. Brass removed
from chancel in 1879 'Here lie John Burgoyn Esq and Margaret his
wife ....Oct 1505'. Wall memorial to Catherine Houeden 1826 by
Gilbert of Camb. Black marble floor slab, Thomas Wiborow, 1669.
Cook, J. Hist of Parish and Parish Church p. 23, 1951
Pevsner: Buildings of England.
R.C.H.M.: (Camb notes)

Listing NGR: TL4478663218

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