Parish Church of St Margaret, Higham Gobion, Shillington - Central Bedfordshire (UA)

Parish church. C14 and C15 details, but extensively reworked 1879-80 by Burton and Wood. Coursed ironstone and cobblestones, with ashlar dressings. Gabled clay tile roofs. Chancel, nave, narrow north aisle, west tower. The chancel has two-stage buttresses to angles and to north and south walls. Comprehensive cracking in nave and chancel internally; evidence of past structural repairs externally. Engineer's report awaited.

Parish Church of St Margaret, Higham Gobion, Shillington - Central Bedfordshire (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Parish Church of Saint Margaret
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1113758
    Local Planning Authority:
    Central Bedfordshire (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Parish Church of St Margaret
    Locality:
    Higham Gobion
    Unitary Authority:
    Central Bedfordshire (UA)
    Parish:
    Shillington
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Mid Bedfordshire
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*