PARISH CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1249349
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1964
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, CHURCH LANE

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

District:
Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wymington
National Grid Reference:
SP 95521 64398

Details

WYMINGTON CHURCH LANE SP 96 SE 2/675 Parish Church of St Lawrence 13.7.1964 - I

Fine mid-C14 parish church. It was built by John Curteys, Mayor of the Staple of Lalais. His tomb dated 1391 is situated in the S. side of the chancel. The church is built of limestone rubble with some Northants. ironstone. It consists of nave with N. and S. aisles, chancel, W. tower, S. porch and N. chapel. The latter was converted to a vestry in 1845 when a number of restorations to the Church were made. The church has typical Decorated elements. The nave is of 4 bays, both it and the chancel have low battlemented roofs. Ornate 2-storey S. porch with rib vault which has central Green Man Boss. W. tower is C14 up to bell openings and Perpendicular above with frieze, battlemented parapet and crocketed spire. The interior has C14 and C15 wall paintings including a large Doom over the chancel arch. Jacobean pulpit. C14 font.

Listing NGR: SP9552164398

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
431435
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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Date: 17 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04559/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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