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PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY MAGDALEN

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: PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY MAGDALEN

List entry Number: 1114927

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY MAGDALEN, SCHOOL LANE

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

County:

District: Bedford

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Roxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1964

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Aug-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 36551

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 1554 ROXTON SCHOOL LANE

10/148 Parish Church of Saint 13.7.64 Mary Magdalen (formerly listed as Parish Church of St. Mary)

GV II*

Parish Church. C14 and C15. Brown cobblestones with ashlar dressings. Slated roofs. Chancel, S vestry, nave, S aisle, W tower. C14 chancel: C19 E window. C14 2-light windows to NE and SE, tracery restored. N doorway has C19 stonework. 3-light NW window circa 1500. C14 2-bay arcade, originally opening onto S chapel, now leading to late C19 vestry. Chancel arch reworked C19. Nave: Early C14 3-bay S arcade. N wall has 2 C14 windows, C14 doorway, and late C15 3-light window similar to that in chancel. S aisle: S wall has 3 C15 square-headed 3-light windows and C14 blocked doorway. W wall also has square-headed 3-light window. Plain parapets to above blocks. C15 W tower: not divided into stages. NE and SW angles have buttresses up to embattled parapet. W doorway, surmounted by 3 windows, different one on each floor. Other elevations have windows to belfry only. Interior: C14 octagonal font on chamfered shaft and 4 octagonal columns. Chancel has panelled altar tomb to Roger Hunt (d 1438) with shields and brass plate. Nave N wall has plain C14 recessed tomb with mutilated female effigy. Remains of road stair to SE of nave. C15 rood screen dado, each half of 6 panels, each panel painted with figure of saint, all mutilated. C19 and C20 pewing and roofs.

Listing NGR: TL1534554520

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National Grid Reference: TL 15345 54520

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