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St Mary the Virgin, The Green

St Mary the Virgin, The Green, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire MK43 0NE View on map

14th - 15th century parish church with some restoration in 1873 by Sir Gilbert Scott. The chancel arch has a Doom painting of c1596. Tomb dedicated to the Snagge family in memory of Sir Thomas Snagge d.1593, speaker of the House of Commons in the reign of Elizabeth I. SE window has Edward Burne-Jones stained glass of c1893 supplied by Morris & Co.


Opening Arrangements

Every Wednesday 2pm - 4pm (afternoon teas) and 7pm - 8pm (choir practice); 3rd Wednesday each month 10am - 1.30pm (art class 10am - 12pm - light lunch 12.30 - 1.30pm); 18 July (Fete day 10am - 4.30pm). Key available at Village Post Office.


Marston village is signposted off A421, drive into village until T junction then right and first left (past The Bell public house). Rail: Milbrook (1½ miles). Bus: No's 158 or 159 from Bedford.

Parking Spaces


Term time, school parking can create difficulty with spaces.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes