CHURCH ST DUNSTEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1114777
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH ST DUNSTEN, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH ST DUNSTEN, CHURCH LANE

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

District:
Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bolnhurst and Keysoe
National Grid Reference:
TL 08076 58689

Details

TL 05NE BOLNHURST AND KEYSOE CHURCH LANE, BOLNHURST

6/1 Church of St Dunstan

13.7.64 II*

Parish church. C13 origins, C14 details, mainly C15. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Chancel, N vestry, nave, S porch, W tower. Chancel of C13 origins but reworked has S door with pointed head and C15 lowside window, NE and SE windows probably C16, and C19 E window. C19 N vestry. Mid C14 pointed chancel arch. C15 nave: blocked doorway to N wall, flanked by cinquefoiled 3-light windows with tracery and embattled transoms at half height; 2 similar windows and one in C14 style to S wall, but all with C19 tracery. C15 S porch, outer doorway with 2-centred head. C15 4-stage tower has diagonal buttresses and pairs of 2-light windows to top stage. W doorway surmounted by restored 3-light window with C15 tracery. Embattled parapets to tower and nave. Interior: octagonal font to nave; remains of painting of St.Christopher to nave N wall; 1707 and 1727 marble wall monuments to nave NE corner; screen C15 but much restored; some C16 pewing; fragment of C15 glass to nave NE window showing the Virgin; 1853 E window initialled by W. Holland of Warwick; organ case by Pugin (Pevsner p.58) C19 chancel roof, nave roof restored C17.

Listing NGR: TL0807658689

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
36201
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Bedfordshire, Huntingdon and Peterborough, (1968), 58

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: 29 Nov 2000
Reference: IOE01/02947/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman D Chappell. Source Historic England Archive
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