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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.


List entry Number: 1138101



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Clophill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 37603

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TL 0838 CLOPHILL HIGH STREET 9/49 (North Side)

23.1.61 Parish church of Saint Mary

- II

Parish church. 1847-49 by Thomas Smith, County Surveyor of Bedfordshire, 1847-1855 (Beds Record Office : QSM 35 p.524; QSH 38 pp.217-8; P45/8/1; P45/1/28). Paid for by public subscription. Restored 1879. Coursed ironstone blocks with ashlar dressings. C19 roof covering. W tower, nave, S aisle, S porch, chancel. C15 style. W tower: 3 stages, with octagonal stair turret to SE angle. Embattled parapets. Bell-stage windows of 2 cinquefoiled lights under flat heads. 3-light pointed arched window to E elevation. Narrow single lights elsewhere. Nave and S aisle : 4 windows to nave, 3 to S aisle, of 2 and 3 cinquefoiled lights under depressed 2-centred heads. Nave originally had clerestory. Nave and aisle formerly embattled. S porch : gabled, with pointed arched doorway. Chancel : single bay, with pointed arched 4-light E window. Plain parapet removed. Interior : very plain. Chapel in S aisle has re-used C16 screen with carved leaf frieze.

Listing NGR: TL0899938245

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National Grid Reference: TL 08999 38245


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