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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1114778

Location

CHURCH ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
BedfordUnitary AuthorityBolnhurst and Keysoe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1964

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 36202

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History

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Details

TL 0762 BOLNHURST AND KEYSOE CHURCH ROAD, KEYSOE

15/26 Church of St Mary The Virgin

13.7.64 I

Parish Church, late C12-C15. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Chancel, N chapel, nave, S porch, N aisle, W tower. Chancel: late C12 round-headed S doorway. Reset C13 lancet, with jambs carried down for sedilia, to S wall. C14 E window. C15 2-bay N arcade, W bay blocked by organ. C14 chancel arch. N chapel: C15 N wall W window reuses earlier work. Nave: c1340 3 bay N arcade, roof-loft door to NE. 2 C15 windows to S wall, E one set in C14 jambs. C15 clerestory, with S windows bigger than N ones. Embattled parapet. late C12 S doorway with semi- circular head. Mid C14 S porch: square-headed side windows, pointed arched doorway, surmounted by worn image niche. N aisle: 2 C14 N windows, 2-centred arched N doorway Recent restoration visible outside. main parapet. Early C15 4-stage W tower. Angle buttresses rise to top, surmounted by crocketed pinnacles. Embattled parapet, octagonal spire with 3 tiers of lights. C18 inscription to W wall. Interior: C14 octagonal font on octagonal base with gablets and inscription in French. C13 coffin lid in N chapel. Nave has some C16 bench ends and fronts, some retaining traceried panels.

Listing NGR: TL0739062490

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National Grid Reference: TL 07390 62490

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