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CHER Number:01216a
Type of record:Monument
Name:Saint Mary's Church, Clopton (site of)

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:TL 301 487
Parish:Croydon, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

Monument Type(s):

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CEMETERY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Events:

  • Excavation of Saint Mary's Church, Clopton DMV

Protected Status:

  • Scheduled Monument 1006883: Deserted village of Clapton (site of) N of Croydon House

Full description

R1. St Mary's Church (site of) (NR).
R3. J. Alexander excavated mainly at the church site. The construction of the church terrace and the building of the church seem a late (C12) event in the history of the village. The cemetery shows that the village prospered for at last 200 years.
O2. The church site is identifiable at TL/3012/4876.

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Wilson, S.. 2010. Aerial photograph of Clopton deserted medieval settlement.. TL30144881.
R1Map: OS 25 inch map.
R2Map: 1960. OS 6 inch map.
R3Article in serial: Hurst, D.G.. 1965. Medieval Britain in 1964. II. Post-Conquest. Med Arch 9: 179-220. p. 170.
R4Bibliographic reference: Beresford, M. and Hurst, J.G.. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages. 151, 184.
R5Aerial Photograph:
R6Article in serial: Taylor, A.. 1982-3. Churches Out of Use in Cambridgeshire. PCAS 72: 30-43.
R7Bibliographic reference: RCHM. 1968. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridgeshire. Volume I. West Cambridgeshire. 76 - 79 (ill).