CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1113833
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Edworth
National Grid Reference:
TL 22233 40680

Details

TL 2240 EDWORTH 10/33

31.10.66 Church of Saint George

GV I

Former parish church, now redundant. C14 and C15, but with earlier origins. Mixture of cobblestones, ironstone and limestone, with ashlar dressing. E wall and other repairs of red brick. Parts rendered. Slate roofs. Chancel, nave, N and S aisles, N and S porches, W tower. Chancel: C14 rebuilding, shortened C19. 3-light C19 E window in C15 style. C15 3-light 4-centred N and S windows. Blocked C14 pointed-arched S doorway. Pointed chancel arch. Nave: C13 origins. C14 pointed-arched 2-bay arcades to NE and SE. W of porch to both N and S sides is C15 3-light 4-centred window. C15 clerestory, each side with 3 2-light square-headed windows. N and S doorways both C14. N aisle: C14, with pointed 2-light E window and C15 2-light N windows with square head. S aisle: C14 Pointed 2-light E window with flowing tracery. S elevation has C15 3-light window and small single light. N and S porches: both C15 and in similar style. Shallow gable. Pointed archway under square head. S porch retains 2-light W window, that to N porch blocked. W tower: C14. 2-stages with angle buttresses. 2-light pointed arched window to each side of bell-stage. Single-light window to W ground stage. Tower and nave have embattled parapets. Interior: C15 octagonal font with carved panels. Late C12 pillar piscina reset in N aisle. Also in N aisle fragment of C14 wall painting showing king with sceptre and another man, both facing E. Fragments of medieval glass in chancel S window and clerestory S window. Chancel retains C15 pews, with carved poppyheads and lion and bear finials. C19 roofs. Rood staircase to nave NE angle.

Listing NGR: TL2223340680

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
37819
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07167/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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