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Church of St Mary Magdalene, Caldecote

Description: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162212

OS Grid Reference: TL2365438429
OS Grid Coordinates: 523654, 238429
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0305, -0.1989

Location: Caldecote, Hertfordshire SG7 5LD

Locality: Caldecote
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG7 5LD

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Listing Text

(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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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