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CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

List entry Number: 1114060

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Dunton

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: 38379

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/08/2015

TL 24SW 7/1

DUNTON, CHURCH STREET, Church of St Mary

31.10.66

II*

Parish church, C14 and C15, reworked 1861 by E Browning. Coursed ironstone rubble and cobbles, with ashlar dressings. Tower completely of ashlar. Chancel, N vestry, nave, N and S aisles, S porch, W tower. Embattled parapets to nave and tower, plain parapets elsewhere. Chancel: C14. 5-light pointed E window with net tracery. N and S walls each have C19 2-light pointed window to E and square-headed 2-light C15 window to W. S wall has C16 priest's door. C14 pointed chancel arch. N vestry: C19, with 2-light square-headed E window. Nave: C14, reworked C15. 4-bay pointed-arched arcades to both sides, N one C15, S one C14. C15 clerestory with 2-light windows to each side, all under 4-centred heads. C14 tower arch. N aisle: C15.3 windows to N, one to E, all of 3 lights and with pointed heads. 9 N doorway with blocked pointed arch above it, probably of an earlier window. S aisle: C14. 4-light pointed- arched E window with flowing tracery. 2 3-light S windows, W one pointed- arched with net tracery, E one C15 with square head C15 3-light W window with 4-centred head. S porch: C14. Parvis added C15, reached by spiral stairs projecting from NW angle and giving onto S aisle. C19 single lights to W and E of ground stage. Pointed archway. Parvis has 2-light window to S side. W tower: rebuilt C19 in C14 style. 3 stages. Angle buttresses. Staircase projects from NE angle. 3-light W window to ground stage. 2-light windows to bell-stage. Interior: roofs C19, except S aisle roof retains C15 moulded tie beams, pierced spandrels and carved stops. Chancel has hammerbeam roof with carved angles to hammerbeams. C14 octagonal font with 2 cinquefoiled panels to each side. S aisle E window retains fragments of medieval glass. Chancel has C14 cinquefoiled piscina and sedilia. S aisle has C14 image bracket to E end, with carved human head.

Listing NGR: TL2373944224

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National Grid Reference: TL 23739 44224

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