CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1311979
Date first listed:
23-Jan-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND ALL SAINTS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND ALL SAINTS

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Battlesden
National Grid Reference:
SP 95904 29095

Details

SP 92 NE BATTLESDEN 4/34 23.1.61 Church of Saint Peter and All Saints (formerly listed as Parish Church of St Peter) - I Parish church. C13 origins, reworked C14 and C15, with C16 and C17 details. Mixture of ironstone rubble, coursed in parts, clunch blocks and brick repairs, with ashlar dressings. Clay tile roofs. Chancel, nave, N porch, SW tower. Chancel: C14 origins. 3-light C19 E window. S elevation has 2 C16 square-headed 2-light windows and a small 4-centred arched doorway, Plain stone-coped parapet. C14 pointed chancel arch. Nave: late C13 origins. N elevation has C13 lancet to W, 2-light square-headed C15 window, and C17 square-headed window of 3-lights with transom. C14 doorway. S elevation has 2-light C13 window to W, C16 square-headed 2-light window (high in wall, formerly lighting a gallery), and C15 2-light square-headed window. Blocked C14 pointed arched doorway. Brick embattled parapet with stone coping. N porch: very plain, gabled, and of late date. Tower:C15, inserted into SW angle of existing nave. Variety of buttresses. 2 stages. Pointed archways on E and N into nave. W doorway now blocked by red brick buttress. Square-headed 2-light windows to all sides of bell-stage. Plain brick parapet with stone coping. Interior: nave has blocked rood staircase to SE angle and squint into chancel on N side of chancel arch. C15 moulded roof to nave, C19 chancel roof. C12 circular font has 4 different pieces of foliate carving. Marble wall monuments in nave. One to William Duncombe d,1603 with armorial shields, inscribed tablet and scroll pediment with putti and achievement of arms. One to Lady Elizabeth Duncombe, probably later C17, with cartouche in ornate surround, the putti to base probably C19. Simpler one to Sir John Duncombe, d.1687, with inscribed tablet and fluted cornice.

Listing NGR: SP9590429095

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
38137
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: 05 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04754/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Barry Grocock. Source Historic England Archive
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