CHURCH ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1114778
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

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 07390 62490

Details

TL 0762 BOLNHURST AND KEYSOE CHURCH ROAD, KEYSOE

15/26 Church of St Mary The Virgin

13.7.64 I

Parish Church, late C12-C15. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Chancel, N chapel, nave, S porch, N aisle, W tower. Chancel: late C12 round-headed S doorway. Reset C13 lancet, with jambs carried down for sedilia, to S wall. C14 E window. C15 2-bay N arcade, W bay blocked by organ. C14 chancel arch. N chapel: C15 N wall W window reuses earlier work. Nave: c1340 3 bay N arcade, roof-loft door to NE. 2 C15 windows to S wall, E one set in C14 jambs. C15 clerestory, with S windows bigger than N ones. Embattled parapet. late C12 S doorway with semi- circular head. Mid C14 S porch: square-headed side windows, pointed arched doorway, surmounted by worn image niche. N aisle: 2 C14 N windows, 2-centred arched N doorway Recent restoration visible outside. main parapet. Early C15 4-stage W tower. Angle buttresses rise to top, surmounted by crocketed pinnacles. Embattled parapet, octagonal spire with 3 tiers of lights. C18 inscription to W wall. Interior: C14 octagonal font on octagonal base with gablets and inscription in French. C13 coffin lid in N chapel. Nave has some C16 bench ends and fronts, some retaining traceried panels.

Listing NGR: TL0739062490

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
36202
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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