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St Andrew, Swavesey

History of St Andrew, Swavesey

Listed building:

Parish church; C11 and C12 wall fragments and quoins of nave and chancel of original Benedictine priory church; tower and North aisle C13, South aisle rebuilt and chantry chapel and South porch c.1300; chancel extended to full length of chapel and alterations to aisle windows early C14. Nave arcade, clerestory and roofs mid to late C15 with window tracery inserted into some original openings. Restorations C17, early C19, and 1865 by W.M. Fawcett, masonry said to have been used from priory ruins.

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


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