PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY MAGDALEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1114927
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1964
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Aug-1983
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY MAGDALEN, SCHOOL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY MAGDALEN, SCHOOL LANE

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

District:
Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Roxton
National Grid Reference:
TL 15345 54520

Details

TL 1554 ROXTON SCHOOL LANE

10/148 Parish Church of Saint 13.7.64 Mary Magdalen (formerly listed as Parish Church of St. Mary)

GV II*

Parish Church. C14 and C15. Brown cobblestones with ashlar dressings. Slated roofs. Chancel, S vestry, nave, S aisle, W tower. C14 chancel: C19 E window. C14 2-light windows to NE and SE, tracery restored. N doorway has C19 stonework. 3-light NW window circa 1500. C14 2-bay arcade, originally opening onto S chapel, now leading to late C19 vestry. Chancel arch reworked C19. Nave: Early C14 3-bay S arcade. N wall has 2 C14 windows, C14 doorway, and late C15 3-light window similar to that in chancel. S aisle: S wall has 3 C15 square-headed 3-light windows and C14 blocked doorway. W wall also has square-headed 3-light window. Plain parapets to above blocks. C15 W tower: not divided into stages. NE and SW angles have buttresses up to embattled parapet. W doorway, surmounted by 3 windows, different one on each floor. Other elevations have windows to belfry only. Interior: C14 octagonal font on chamfered shaft and 4 octagonal columns. Chancel has panelled altar tomb to Roger Hunt (d 1438) with shields and brass plate. Nave N wall has plain C14 recessed tomb with mutilated female effigy. Remains of road stair to SE of nave. C15 rood screen dado, each half of 6 panels, each panel painted with figure of saint, all mutilated. C19 and C20 pewing and roofs.

Listing NGR: TL1534554520

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
36551
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02694/34
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