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Wendy, church roof c.1950 (photo F J Bywaters) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

All Saints, Wendy

History of All Saints

Wendy church (photo W M Palmer) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

The original medieval church was replaced because of its ruinous condition in 1737 by a small plain building with no chancel. This building was poorly furnished and also started to collapse.

A new Wendy church was built in 1867 and utilised the double hammer beam roof brought there from the old Church of All Saints, Cambridge, which had been demolished in 1865.

In 1950 the roof was acquired by by N A Huddleston. He was offered the timbers as fire wood on the grounds that the foundations made the building unsafe. (CDN 8/4/1950) The church was then pulled down.



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