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CHURCH ST DUNSTEN

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH ST DUNSTEN

List entry Number: 1114777

Location

CHURCH ST DUNSTEN, CHURCH LANE

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

County:

District: Bedford

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bolnhurst and Keysoe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1964

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 36201

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 08076 58689

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