CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1137357

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1964

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Aug-1983

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE

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

District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Melchbourne and Yielden

National Grid Reference: TL 01124 67153

Summary

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History

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Details

TL 06NW MELCHBOURNE AND YIELDEN CHURCH LANE (SOUTH SIDE), YIELDEN

1/103 Church of St Mary the Virgin

13.7.64 I

Church. Predominantly C14. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Chancel with north vestry, nave, south aisle, south porch, west tower with short broach spire. Chancel, remodelled mid C14, retains C13 door in south wall. C14 piscina and double sedilia to south wall, Easter sepulchre to north wall. Vestry probably C14. C14 chancel arch. Nave has C13 blocked doorway and C19 organ chamber to north wall. C15 clerestory. Roof retains some C15 timbers with roughly carved human heads and shields. C14 tomb recess with effigy to north wall. 4-bay south arcade, projecting corbels resting on grotesque figures. Later C13 south aisle, widened C14, with remains of C13 east lancet. C14 piscina and tomb canopy with crocketed gable and pinnacles to South wall. Fragmentary wall paintings, St James on east wall cut by 1792 memorial, St Christopher and masonry pattern on south wall. C15 octagonal font with crocketed conical wooden cover. Pulpit and some pews c.1500. C15 south porch. Porch, south aisle, nave and chancel have crenellated parapets. 3-stage mid C14 west tower with band of carved foliage, animals and grotesque heads under spire eaves.

Listing NGR: TL0112467153

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 36290

Legacy System: LBS

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