Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Road, Meppershall - Central Bedfordshire (UA)

Parish church dating to C12 and half rebuilt 1875-6 by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Stonework of coursed ironstone with ashlar dressings and clay tile roofs. Chancel, central tower, north and south transepts, nave, north and south aisles. Decayed clunch corner stones and tracery to the south aisle chapel and vestry, render panels failing. High-level masonry problems and tower in need of repointing.

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Road, Meppershall - Central Bedfordshire (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1312589
  • Local Planning Authority: Central Bedfordshire (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
  • Street Name: Church Road
  • Unitary Authority: Central Bedfordshire (UA)
  • Parish: Meppershall
  • 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*, CA

Contact Details

Simon Buteux 01223 582754

Next steps

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