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PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1126519

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ely

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48664

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606/2/2 PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY 23-SEP-50

GV I

Revision Number: 2

Parish Church of St Mary 1. 1082 TL 5379 2/2 23.9.50. {GV} 2. A stone rubble church with ashlars dressing. Mainly C13 with later work. The Church was begun in the warly part of the C13 by Bishop Eustace (1198-1215). It has a wide nave of 7 bays (Transitional) with slender plain piers and captials with scalloped ornamentation. THe clerestory is C15. The fine north doorway is early C13, with orders, columns with shaft riings, stiff-leaf capitals and a pointed arch with chevron ornamentation. Most likely it was the work of craftsment from the Cathedral workshop. The chancel has lancet windows on the south side (except the 1st window from the west end) and perpendicular windows on the north side. The west tower and stone spire is of the C14. The tower has angle buttresses with 3 offsets and corner pinnacles and the spire has tall arched dormer windows at the base and small dormer windows near the top.

The Parish Church of St Mary forms a group with Nos 13 to 19 (odd), Nos 20 to 30 (consec), Parson's Almshouses, No. 34, 36, 36A, 38, Nos 40 to 60 (even), St. Mary's Street and No. 20 Church Lane.

Listing NGR: TL5384980241

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National Grid Reference: TL 53849 80241

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