PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1321582
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1964
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wilshamstead
National Grid Reference:
TL 06267 43486

Details

TL 04SE WILSTEAD CHURCH ROAD 10/133 Parish Church of All Saints 13.7.64 GV II*

Parish church. C14, C15, 1852 and 1873, latter work by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Coursed ironstone rubble with oolite and chalk ashlaring to dressings. Chancel, N vestry, nave, N aisle, S aisle, S porch, W tower. Chancel, of 1873, has 3-light E window, and 2 2-light S windows, all with pointed arches. Stone coping to gable. Vestry, of same date or later, has 2-light pointed arched window. Nave has C15 N arcade of 3 bays, with pointed arches. C14 4- bay S arcade, with pointed arches, coarsely carved heads to respondsand partly rebuilt W arch. 4 clerestory windows to each side, each of 2 trefoiled lights under 4-centred head. N aisle, originally C15, but apparently rebuilt more recently. 2 2-light windows and one 3-light window, all cinquefoiled, with 4- centred heads. C19 N door gives onto C20 parish room. C14 S aisle has C19 2- light window to E wall. 3 C15 windows to S wall, E one of 3-lights under depressed arch, others of 2-lights, the E one of the 2 with C19 tracery. S doorway retains its pointed arch of c.1340. Nave and aisles have embattled parapets. C19 gabled porch. W tower of 1852 has 4-light window, one 2- light window to each side of top stage, and plain parapet. Interior : nave and S aisle retain C15 roofs, S aisle one with carved bosses, nave one with figures of apostles to corbels, angels to intermediates, and carved bosses. N aisle retains c.1430 half-figure brass of William Carbrok, priest. Nave has wall tablet to William Tompson, 1596, with small kneeling figure of Tompson within pediment.

Listing NGR: TL0626743486

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
36770
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: 18 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/02928/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Ward. Source Historic England Archive
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