Parish Church Of Saint Mary

16 Aug 2000
Parish Church Of Saint Mary, Turvey Road, Carlton And Chellington, Bedford, Bedfordshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CARLTON AND CHELLINGTON TORVEY ROAD SP 95 SE 8/116 Parish Church of Saint Mary 13.7.1964 - I

Parish Church of coursed limestone rubble with clay tile roofs. Plan consisting of 2-bay chancel, 3-bay nave and N. and S. aisles, W. tower and S.

porch. There are some remains of Anglo-Saxon work in the N. wall of the chancel and the base of the tower. The nave was originally aisleless. The S.

aisle was added early C14. The arcade has octagonal piers. The N. aisle is slightly later and has quatrefoil piers. Above the arcades, a clerestorey was added C15 with three windows to each side, each of two trefoiled lights under a square head. The Anglo-Saxon chancel was extended eastwards in C14. (There was a C14 S.chapel - since demolished). 3 stage tower. Top stage C15 with embattled parapet and gargoyles at each corner. C.15 chancel screen. Most of the pews and the pulpit are Jacobean.

Listing NGR: SP9517654852


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2134 IOE Records taken by Nigel Ward; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Nigel Ward. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ward, Nigel

Rights Holder: Ward, Nigel


Clay, Limestone, Rubble, Tile, Early Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship