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Latitude: 52.4991 / 52°29'56"N
Longitude: -0.3126 / 0°18'45"W
OS Eastings: 514644
OS Northings: 290356
OS Grid: TL146903
Mapcode National: GBR GZ7.CRN
Mapcode Global: VHGL1.JGL2
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Helen
Listing Date: 13 December 1957
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317442
English Heritage Legacy ID: 54900
Location: Folksworth and Washingley, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE7
Civil Parish: Folksworth and Washingley
Built-Up Area: Folksworth
Traditional County: Huntingdonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Folkesworth St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Ely
FOLKSWORTH AND WASHINGLEY MORBORNE ROAD
TL 19 SW
4/92 Parish Church of
13.12.57 St Helen
Parish church. Chancel and nave c.1150, south transept c.1300 and C16 porch.
Chancel rebuilt by Robert Pupplett, rector 1702-1706; rebuilt in Neo-Norman
style with north vestry in 1850, north nave wall rebuilt and bell-cote added
to west gable. Walls of roughly coursed rubble limestone with dressings of
Barnack stone. C20 plain tiled roofs. South elevation: Nave doorway with
four-centred head and moulded label; C14 two trefoiled-ogee-light window to
west with a square head, moulded label and head stops. (North doorway c.1150
with an outer round arch enclosing a diaper patterned tympanum; jambs with
continuous moulded abaci forming imposts and detached shafts with scalloped
capitals and moulded bases). South porch with four-centred outer archway of
two continuous chamfered orders and large resited gargoyle. South transept
c.1300 window of three graduated trefoiled lights in a two-centred head.
Chancel, three similar single-light windows with rounded heads. Interior:
Chancel arch, semi-circular of two moulded orders with chevron ornament;
responds each with two detached shafts with capitals carved with scrolls or
scallops, with a human face, and festoons with a face; hollow chamfered abaci
continuous along wall. Piscina in south transept with chamfered jambs and
two-centred head, sexfoiled drain c.1300. Font, c.1500 octagonal bowl on
octagonal stem with square base. C13 coffin lid with scrolled crosses.
VCH Huntingdonshire p173
RCHM Huntingdonshire p97
Pevsner Buildings of England p247
Listing NGR: TL1464490356
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