Congregational Chapel, High Street, Roxton - Bedford (UA)

Congregational chapel, created c1806 in Cottage Ornée style. Plastered walls and thatched roofs. Thatch is moss covered and deteriorating, and re-thatching is required. There is evidence also of internal water ingress and of rotting structural timbers of the wall plate at the east end of the chapel. A Heritage Lottery Fund Our Heritage grant was awarded in June 2018 towards the cost of re-thatching and related roof repairs.

Congregational Chapel, High Street, Roxton - Bedford (UA)
© Bernard Hooker

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1146376
  • Local Planning Authority: Bedford (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel


  • Building Name: Congregational Chapel
  • Street Name: High Street
  • Unitary Authority: Bedford (UA)
  • Parish: Roxton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North East Bedfordshire
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA