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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: PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT DENYS

List entry Number: 1114892

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT DENYS

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

County District District Type Parish
BedfordUnitary AuthorityLittle Barford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

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: 36467

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History

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Details

TL 15NE LITTLE BARFORD

6/64 Parish Church of Saint Denys 13.7.64

- II*

Parish church. Norman, C14, C15 and C19. Brown cobbles with ashlar dressings, C20 tile and some slate roofs. Chancel, S vestry and organ chamber, nave aisle, W tower. Chancel: Norman, early C14, reworked 1869. 3 lancets to E, 2 C14 style N windows. Early C14 chancel arch. C14 2-bay S arcade. C14 S chapel demolished 1834, replaced 1869 by vestry and organ chamber. Nave: Norman and C14, reworked 1834 and 1871. 3-bay pointed arched N arcade. 3 S windows, one C16 set at higher level, others C19 in C12 and C14 style. Late C12 S doorway, square head under semi-circular arch with zigzag and dogtooth designs and scalloped capitals. Holy water stone projects externally E of door. C15 clerestory, 2 windows each side. Plain parapet. N aisle: early C14 reworked C19. Reset C12 windows to W and E, E much altered. Other openings C19. Late C15 3-stage. W tower with embattled parapet, paired belfry windows and restored 5-light window. Interior: late C13 octagonal font has beaded angles, 5 columns and traces of red paint. 1535 brass in nave floor. C15 projecting piscina, reset in vestry, has arched opening to W and head imitating ribbed vault. C15 screen, also removed to vestry, repainted from indications of old colour. C19 roofs and pewing. W window by Kempe 1887.

Listing NGR: TL1775156953

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National Grid Reference: TL 17751 56953

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