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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II* Listed Building in Caldecote, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0305 / 52°1'49"N

Longitude: -0.1989 / 0°11'56"W

OS Eastings: 523654

OS Northings: 238429

OS Grid: TL236384

Mapcode National: GBR J6B.QHT

Mapcode Global: VHGNF.H7P8

Plus Code: 9C4X2RJ2+5C

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162212

Location: Caldecote, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Caldecote

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Newnham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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(North east side)

3/81 Church of
27.5.68 St. Mary Magdalene

Church, now redundant. C14-15. Clunch and flint rubble; some brick.
Small building with nave and chancel undivided and a 2-stage W tower.
The tower has buttressed lower stage. Plain parapet. Late C14 ground and
upper floor 2-light windows. C15 S porch has arched door in moulded
square frame and a cinquefoiled window on each side wall. Embattled
parapet to porch, nave and chancel. In S nave wall is a 3-light C15
window with depressed arch and 3 cinquefoiled lancets; 6 cinquefoiled
lancets in tympanum. Single square-headed cinquefoiled lancet to right.
Restored S chancel window. E window is similar to 3-light nave window. N
nave wall shows C18 brickwork and a C15 arched door frame. Interior:
canopied and crocketed stoup in porch. In nave is an unusually rich C15
octagonal font with traceried and cusped panels and shields and foliage
under the bowl. Some C15 nave benches and an incomplete kneeling figure
of Rector William Makesey (d.1424). C15 decorative roundel in E window.
(Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2365438429

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