PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1114248
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1964
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, TURVEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, TURVEY ROAD

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

District:
Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Carlton and Chellington
National Grid Reference:
SP 95176 54852

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
36894
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.

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Date: 16 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/00063/15
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