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Cottenham Church (MoC769/86)

All Saints, Cottenham

History of All Saints, Cottenham

Listed Building:

Parish church, of C13 origins but mostly rebuilt in C15 and the upper stages of the West tower are 1617.

Cottenham in Focus (20020 notes that the earliest evidence of a church on this site a charter from King Edred mentioning a church at Cottenham in 948. There are also some remains of zig-zag Norman masonry.

The tower is built on the base of the steeple which was destroyed by a gale in 1617. The stucco casing was removed in 1928.

Notable Epitaphs in Cambridgeshire II: from Leaflets of Local Lore by Urbs Camboritum (Cambs Collection)


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