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Church of St Augustine

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burrough Green, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.173 / 52°10'22"N

Longitude: 0.39 / 0°23'24"E

OS Eastings: 563532

OS Northings: 255443

OS Grid: TL635554

Mapcode National: GBR NBP.PG0

Mapcode Global: VHJGW.QN10

Entry Name: Church of St Augustine

Listing Date: 19 August 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49123

Location: Burrough Green, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Burrough Green

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Burrough Green St Augustine of Canterbury

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(West Side)

19.8.59 Parish Church


Parish church C14, chancel C13. Originally with transepts and
chapels flanking chancel; the intersection of south transept
arch with an earlier chancel window indicates the two building
periods. Tower C14 with later belfry windows and parapet.
Porch C15. North and south aisles reroofed with cross gables in
late Cl7 and refenestrated with large cast iron lattice windows
in C19. Chancel and nave roof rebuilt in C17, chancel arch
removed in C19 and two C18 urns placed on responds. Transepts
and chapels demolished in C17 and openings blocked. Chancel
east window modern, replaces earlier five-light window. Walls
of flint and pebble rubble, plastered with dressings of clunch
and Barnack limestone; interior details in clunch. Roofs of
plain tiles. Red brick buttresses and wall repairs. West tower
of three stages has clasping buttresses of three stages. Cross
gabled aisles of three bays with small two-light windows above
large inserted windows. Remaining walls of transept projects
from south aisle. Interior: nave arcade of three bays with
octagonal piers, moulded capitals and bases, and two-centred
arches of two chamfered orders. Reduced chancel arch similar to
nave. Flat plastered ceilings to nave and chancel. Double
piscina with foiled drains and trefoiled arches. C14 sidelia.
Three C14 wall tombs with ogee crocketed canopies, central tomb
originally open to north chapel. Table tombs in north aisle,
C14, with two recumbent figures. Octagonal font dated 1672.
C15 glass reset in east window. Pine pews with raised and
fielded panels.
VCH, Vol. VI, p.146.
Palmer, History of Burrough Green, p43, 1939 (Monuments p56).
Pevsner, Buildings of England, p.309.
RCHM (Cambs notes), 1951.

Listing NGR: TL6353255443

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