All Saints, Jesus Lane, Cambridge

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Redundant and barely used for over thirty years, All Saints is now coming back to life, with increasing numbers of visitors from near and far, exhibitions, concerts and services.

This fine and important church was designed by G F Bodley and built 1863–70. The spire is a prominent Cambridge landmark, soaring above tower and chancel, but the majestic interior is notable for its unity of design, colour and ornament, largely to Bodley’s own designs. The painted wall and ceiling decorations of remarkable scale and beauty were executed by the Leach Studio, Morris &Co and others. Fine glass in the east window is by Morris & Co to designs by Burne-Jones, Ford Madox Brown and William Morris himself. The north aisle features three fine windows by C.E Kempe and Co (1891-1923) together with glass by Douglas Strachan. Fittings designed by Bodley include the alabaster font, the pulpit (conserved in 2007 with the help of funds donated by the the Kempe Society), and the oak aisle screen.

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Simon Tibbs
Westcott House
Jesus Lane
CAMBRIDGE
CB5 8BP
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Stained Glass Wall Paintings
Organ

 
     
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Church Open Daily, usually from 9 until dusk.
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 19547
Built: 1863 - 1870
Architect: G F Bodley
Archdeaconry: Cambridge (141)
Deanery: Cambridge North (14109)
Benefice: Cambridge H Sepulchre (14/030BH)
Parish Legal Name: St. Andrew Cambridge (140026 14/26)
Short URL: acny.uk/19547/
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The current editor is: David Baverstock

This page was last updated on Thursday 11th November 2010
 
 
All Saints, Jesus Lane : Jesus Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8BP

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