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CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1113866

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stotfold

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 37900

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History

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Details

TL 2236 STOTFOLD CHURCH RUAD 16/111 Church of Saint Mary 31.10.66 the Virgin

GV II*

Parish Church. C12 origins, reworked C13, C14 and C15, with chancel rebuilt 1890. Mostly cobblestones with some limestone rubble. Ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Tower rendered. Chancel and S vestry, nave, N aisle, S aisle, S porch, W tower. Embattled parapets throughout. Windows mostly C15 with some C19 restoration. Chancel and S vestry:rebuilt 1890. 3-light E window, 2- light windows, 2 to N, one to S, all with 4-centred arches. Vestry has small square-headed window. C15 chancel arch. Nave: C12, reworked C14, heightened C15. C14 3-bay pointed-arched arcades to both sides. C15 clerestory has 3 3- light windows with 4-centred heads to each side. N aisle: E bay apparently originally C13 N transept, incorporated into C14 aisle. elevation has 2 3- light pointed-arched windows and one 2-light window with square head. E wall has 3-light pointed-arched window. W wall has 3-light 4-centred arched window. Pointed-arched N doorway under square head. S aisle: C14. S elevation has 2 3-light pointed-arched windows. W elevation has C14 2-light pointed-arched window. E elevation has 3-light 4-centred-arched window. S porch: C15. 2- light windows with square heads to W and E. Pointed-arched doorway under square head. W tower: C15. 3 stages, with 4-stage angle buttresses. W elevation ground stage has pointed-arched doorway under square head, surmounted by 3-light 2-centred-headed window. Bell-stage has paired 2-light pointed-arched windows to each side. Interior: C15 timbering to N aisle roof, C19 roofs elsewhere. C19 pewing. C14 octagonal font with carved quatrefoil panels. Fragments of medieval glass to N aisle middle window. Rood staircase to NE corner of nave, lower entrance to N side. C14 image niche to SE corner of nave. Same grotesque head stops to arcade labels, apparently reworked C20.

Listing NGR: TL2202936680

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National Grid Reference: TL 22029 36680

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