PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1321720
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1966
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, BLUNHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, BLUNHAM ROAD

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Mogerhanger
National Grid Reference:
TL 14239 49332

Details

TL 1449 MOGERHANGER BLUNHAM ROAD (East Side)

3/32 Parish Church of St John the Evangelist 31.10.66 GV II

Parish Church. 1860-1. By William Slater, for the widow of the Rev Edward Henry Dawkins of Mogerhanger House as a memorial to her husband. Coursed limestone rubble with bands of ironstone. Ashlar dressings. Clay tile roofs without coping or parapets. Nave, N and S aisles, N vestry, chancel tower, polygonal apse, stair turret to NE corner of tower. Early English style. Most windows are uncusped trefoiled lights. Most doors are pointed arched. Most openings have alternating voussoirs of ironstone and limestone. Nave has 3-bay arcades to both sides, with foliate capitals and polychrome banding to pointed arches. W elevation has central door with 3 windows above, flanked by a single light to each aisle. S aisle has 3 paired windows and S door. N aisle, extending to form vestry, has 4 paired windows and vestry door. Tower has ? lights to each side of bell-stage, single light and door to S elevation of bottom stage, and pyramidal roof. Apse has single light to each of 5 sides. Stair turret is polygonal, with Caernarvon arched doorway, and is lit by several small single lights. Interior: ornate circular font on 5 pillars, with carved scene of Christ receiving children. Most memorials are in form of stained glass, to various members of the Dawkins and Thornton families.

Listing NGR: TL1423949332

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
37958
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 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03794/12
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