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. Awaiting Engineer's report to inform future discussions. Revised plan of action to be agreed following receipt of new quinquennial inspection report.

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
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739