CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1113866

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

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

District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Stotfold

National Grid Reference: TL 22029 36680

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History

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Details

TL 2236 STOTFOLD CHURCH RUAD 16/111 Church of Saint Mary 31.10.66 the Virgin

GV II*

Parish Church. C12 origins, reworked C13, C14 and C15, with chancel rebuilt 1890. Mostly cobblestones with some limestone rubble. Ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Tower rendered. Chancel and S vestry, nave, N aisle, S aisle, S porch, W tower. Embattled parapets throughout. Windows mostly C15 with some C19 restoration. Chancel and S vestry:rebuilt 1890. 3-light E window, 2- light windows, 2 to N, one to S, all with 4-centred arches. Vestry has small square-headed window. C15 chancel arch. Nave: C12, reworked C14, heightened C15. C14 3-bay pointed-arched arcades to both sides. C15 clerestory has 3 3- light windows with 4-centred heads to each side. N aisle: E bay apparently originally C13 N transept, incorporated into C14 aisle. elevation has 2 3- light pointed-arched windows and one 2-light window with square head. E wall has 3-light pointed-arched window. W wall has 3-light 4-centred arched window. Pointed-arched N doorway under square head. S aisle: C14. S elevation has 2 3-light pointed-arched windows. W elevation has C14 2-light pointed-arched window. E elevation has 3-light 4-centred-arched window. S porch: C15. 2- light windows with square heads to W and E. Pointed-arched doorway under square head. W tower: C15. 3 stages, with 4-stage angle buttresses. W elevation ground stage has pointed-arched doorway under square head, surmounted by 3-light 2-centred-headed window. Bell-stage has paired 2-light pointed-arched windows to each side. Interior: C15 timbering to N aisle roof, C19 roofs elsewhere. C19 pewing. C14 octagonal font with carved quatrefoil panels. Fragments of medieval glass to N aisle middle window. Rood staircase to NE corner of nave, lower entrance to N side. C14 image niche to SE corner of nave. Same grotesque head stops to arcade labels, apparently reworked C20.

Listing NGR: TL2202936680

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 37900

Legacy System: LBS

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