CHURCH OF SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1321701
Date first listed:
23-Jan-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Maulden
National Grid Reference:
TL 05841 38054

Details

MAULDEN

TL 0438 CHURCH ROAD

12/60 Church of Saint Mary the 23.1.61 Virgin

GV II*

Parish Church. C14, C15 and C16, substantially rebuilt 1858-9 in C14 style by Benjamin Ferrey. Coursed ironstone with ashlar dressings. Some slate roofs, some clay tile roofs with bands of fishscale tiles. Chancel, N vestry, nave, N aisle, S aisle, S porch, W tower. Most openings are pointed-arched, with variety of tracery. Coped gables to most parts except N aisle. Chancel: C19. 3-light E window. One single light and one 2-light window to S. Small S doorway. N vestry: C19. 2-light E window. Small N doorway adjacent to projecting gabled mausoleum. Nave: C19. 4-bay arcades to N and S. Slender clustered columns with ornate foliate capitals. Similar chancel arch. N aisle: W wall substantially medieval, but extensive C19 reworkings. 2 N windows, one of 2-lights, one of 3-lights. Blocked C15 N doorway. 3-light W window. S aisle: C19. 4-light windows to W and E. S elevation has 3 windows, 2 of 3-lights and one of 2-lights. S parch: C19. Gabled, with pointed-arched doorway. W tower: C14 lower part, upper part C16. 3 stages, with angle buttresses and embattled parapet. Pyramidal roof. Stair turret projects from SE angle. 2-light window to each side of bell-stage. W elevation has 2-light window to middle stage, with small image niche below. Interior: various monuments. S aisle E wall has reset cover slab of raised tomb with brasses to Richard Faldo, d.1576, and wife and children, some brasses lost. Above is brass to Anne Faldo, d.1594. To nave W end is marble wall monument with putti and drapery to Richard Allyn, d.1719 and wife Dorothy, d.l720. C19 octagonal font on clustered columns shows biblical scenes involving water and children. C19 pewing and roofs. E chancel window 1858 by Clayton and Bell.

Listing NGR: TL0584138054

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
38047
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: 08 Dec 2001
Reference: IOE01/04910/16
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