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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.


List entry Number: 1160091



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


District: Bedford

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pavenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1964

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 37093

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PAVENHAM CHURCH LANE SP 9855-9955 25/324 Parish Church of St.Peter 13.7.1964 - I

Parish Church of coursed limestone rubble consisting of chancel, nave, N. chapel, S. transept, N. aisle, S. porch and W. tower with broach spire. Some C13 work may survive in the nave. The reused S. doorway is of C13 date. Most of the surviving mediaeval work is C14. The nave retains its original low- pitched roof. The three bay N. arcade and N. aisle were constructed in the C15. In the 1840s a major repair scheme was put in hand. The C14 chancel was altered and given a steeply pitched slate roof. The C15 S. transept was remodelled but still retains its C15 windows and statue niches. The N. chapel received a new roof. In 1847 a new vestry was added. The Church is full of Jacobean carved panelling collected by local landowner Thomas Abbott Green c.1870. He bought up all the locally available carved timberwork and also collected some Flemish work. This was all used to form a Western gallery and panelling.

Listing NGR: SP9914455953

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National Grid Reference: SP 99144 55953


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