CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1321269
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
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:
Dean and Shelton
National Grid Reference:
TL 04679 67640

Details

TL 0467 DEAN AND SHELTON HIGH STREET (WEST SIDE), UPPER DEAN

7/74 Church of All Saints

13.7.64

GV I

Parish Church. C14, remodelled C15. Coursed limestone rubble, ashlar dressings. West tower, nave, North and South aisles, South porch, North and South chapels, chancel. C14 3-stage West tower has octagonal spire with lucarnes, plain parapet with frieze of grotesque heads beneath and gargoyle to centre of each side. Nave has 3-bay North and South arcades on C14 bases but raised later, probably when clerestory added in C15. North aisle, South aisle and South porch remodelled C15, North and South chapels added at same time. Embattled parapels to nave, aisles porch and chapels. Chapel East windows more elaborate than those to side walls. C13 chancel arch. C14 chancel has C15 windows. Exterior has projecting carved heads, 2 flanking East windows, one to South wall below plain parapet. Moulded 4-centred arches open onto North and South chapels. C15 nave and aisle roofs with angels carrying instruments of Passion and musical instruments. C14 octagonal font to South aisle. C14 canopied tomb recess to North aisle. C17 wall monuments to North and South chapels. Perpendicular wood pulpit. Elaborate medieval wood rood and chapel screens and Jacobean gate to rood screen. Pews also substantially medieval.

Listing NGR: TL0467967640

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
36266
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: 02 Jan 2004
Reference: IOE01/10987/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Hurst. Source Historic England Archive
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