Church of St Mary, Great Eversden
Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 22 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 52130
OS Grid Reference: TL3665453329
OS Grid Coordinates: 536654, 253329
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1613, -0.0036
Location: Church Street, Great Eversden, Cambridgeshire CB3 7HN
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TL 3653 GREAT EVERSDEN HIGH STREET
12/81 Church of St Mary
Parish church. Rebuilt after a fire in 1466. Restorations of 1864 and
1920. Fieldstone, clunch rubble and dressings of clunch and limestone.
Tiled roof. Plan of west tower, nave and chancel. West Tower of three
stages on plinth with three stage diagonal buttressing and newel staircase at
north east angle. Rebuilt embattlement. Restored west window of three
lights. Single light window with trefoil head in two centred arch to each
side of second stage. Bell stage has original clunch dressings to two light
openings with foiled heads and two centred arches. Nave has two late C15
windows, restored, in south wall. Chancel with resort fenestration. Each
window of three cinquefoil lights in two centred arch. North porch, dated
1636 on gable. Framed, rendered, and tiled. North and South doorways have
continuous ogee mouldings to four centred arches on chamfered bases.
Interior: nave roof in three bays. Late medieval. Arch braced, cambered tie
beams. West tower arch, two centred and of two aisles. Outer hollow and
roll moulded, inner chamfered. Responds with half octagonal shafts with
moulded capitals and high bases. Chancel arch is similar and has a rood loft
stair opening on north side. Chancel has late medieval roof. Arch braced
tie beams with the wall posts resting on stone corbels. The wall posts have
engaged shafts with embattled capitals and moulded bases. The cornice is
also embattled. Piscina, late cl5-early C16 in East wall of chancel.
Pulpit, early C17 on modern base.
R.C.H.M.: West Cambs Mon. (1)
Pevsner: Buildings of England
Listing NGR: TL3665453329
Source: English Heritage
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