Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1114064

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1986



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District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Everton

National Grid Reference: TL 20327 51294


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EVERTON CHURCH ROAD TL 2051 11/17 Church of St Mary - I Parish church. Mid C12, late C14 or C15. Coursed ironstone and cobblestones. Ashlar dressings. Clay tile roofs. Chancel, nave, N and S aisles, S porch, W tower. Chancel: C12. C19 E window gable above it rebuilt. N and S walls each have 2 plain round-arches lights with small outer reveals. At W end N and S elevations have C15 2-light windows. C15 chancel arch. Nave: C12. 3- bay round-arched arcades to both sides, with round shafts and scalloped capitals. N arcade is slightly earlier. C15 clerestory and 3 quatrefoil windows to N side and 3 square-headed windows to S, one of 2 lights, others C16 and of 4 lights. N aisle: C12 W wall has reset round-headed light. E wall has C16 2-light square-headed window N wall has 2 3-light windows, one C16, other C19. These flank N doorway, with C12 internal arch and C15 external arch reworked C19. S aisle: C12 2-light E window is C15. 3-light S windows are C19. C12 S doorway has scalloped capitals. C12 window reset in rebuilt W wall. S porch: C15. Square-headed 2-light windows to N and S. Pointed archway. Plain parapets to nave, aisles and porch. W tower: C15. Formerly 4 stages, now only 3 since removal of bell-stage. Late C19 or early C20 embattled parapet with corner finials. Ground stage has C19 3-light W window. Interior: woodwork mostly C19, although nave roof appears to reuse earlier timbers. C15 stone corbels to nave roof. Some Cl7 corbels with egg- and-dart moulding. C19 octagonal font on squat columns. Nave has wall monument to Sir Humphrey Winch, 1624. Alabaster and polychrome marble, partly painted. Half figure in judge's robes within round arch. Chancel has marble wall monument to Richard Astell, 1777, showing urn in front of obelisk, as well as other late C18 and C19 marble wall tablets to Astell and Thornton families.

Listing NGR: TL2032751294


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Legacy System number: 38386

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