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Church of St George

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thetford, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3634 / 52°21'48"N

Longitude: 0.2475 / 0°14'51"E

OS Eastings: 553131

OS Northings: 276306

OS Grid: TL531763

Mapcode National: GBR M6V.WYV

Mapcode Global: VHHJD.7VQL

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49485

Location: Thetford, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB6

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Parish: Thetford

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Little Thetford St George

Church of England Diocese: Ely

Listing Text

LITTLE THETFORD MAIN STREET
TL 5376 (West Side)

21/10 Church of St George
5.2.52
- 11*

Parish church. Late C14, mostly rebuilt C19. Fieldstone and limestone rubble
and dressed limestone with plain tiled roof having end parapets. Plan of nave
and chancel. West gable end has a gabled double bellcote C19, of two,
two-centred arches. The west window is also C19 and of three trefoil lights.
The North and South walls of the nave have, in each wall, one window of three
cinquefoil lights in ogee arches and square head. The tracery is of clunch
and the mullion and architrave of limestone, possibly indicating an earlier
restoration. The north porch is C19. Gabled, brick and rubblestone. Two
centred outer arch of two moulded orders. The east gable of the nave was
rebuilt in 1665 in narrow local brick (similar to that of Manor Farm,
Wentworth, q.v.). The chancel has in the north wall two windows, each of two
cinquefoil lights in four centred arch. The restored east window of three
cinquefoil lights has an original label with mask stops. The windows in the
south wall have been restored c.1980. Interior: Roof of C19 collar rafter
type. C19 two centred chancel arch of two moulded orders, the inner on
engaged colonettes. The font is late C14-early C15. Tapering limestone
octagonal bowl with masks to each of four panels. The stem is much restored
but has fragments of blind tracery panels.

Pevsner: Buildings of England, p471
V.C.H.: Cambs., Vol. IV


Listing NGR: TL5313176306

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