PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1137682

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1964

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, HIGH STREET

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

District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Great Barford

National Grid Reference: TL 13398 51706

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Details

TL 15SW GREAT BARFORD HIGH STREET

8/41 Parish Church of All Saints 13.7.64 GV II*

Parish church. Mainly C19, retaining some C15 work. W tower, nave, N and S aisles, chancel, N vestry. C15 W tower. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. 5 stages, divided by string courses. Diagonal buttresses ending in crocketed pinnacles. Embattled parapet, small lead covered octagonal spire. Pointed arched W door in rectangular surround. This and window above have moulded dripstones with carved flowers to stops. C19 belfry windows. Rest of church built C19 in C14 style, replacing original nave and chancel. Brown cobbles, ashlar dressings. Nave has 4-bay arcades and clerestory with small quatrefoils. N aisle 1848, S aisle 1860 (Pevsner p94). Square-headed windows to aisles and vestry, pointed arched S doorway, projecting slightly externally. Pointed arched windows and S door to chancel. Dripstones to all openings. All parapets embattled except recently repaired N aisle and nave N wall. Interior: (13 font, square with chamfered angles on angle shafts. Chancel has black marble and alabaster figured monument to Thomas Ansell, 1591, 2 of figures with crudely repaired heads. 1535 brass to John Fitz Jeffrey and wife, also in chancel.

Listing NGR: TL1339851706

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 36444

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Bedfordshire, Huntingdon and Peterborough, (1968), 94

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