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*

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England