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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 OF ST GEORGE

List entry Number: 1159540

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, CHURCH SQUARE

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

County District District Type Parish
Central BedfordshireUnitary AuthorityToddington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 36099

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History

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Details

1. 5125 TODDINGTON CHURCH SQUARE _ t'CTf S'QU++++ (east side)

Church of St George TL 00 28 20/312 TL 01 28 21/312 3.2.67

I

2. Cruciform church with crossing tower. Totternhoe stone. Battlemented with a frieze of animals below the battlements. Crossing arches of tower and south doorway are C13. Nave arcades are early C14, of 4 bays with high octagonal piers. Remainder C15. Three storey vestry has priest's accommodation at first floor level. Fine C15 roofs to chancel and nave has angels carrying emblems of the Crucifixion; and purlin and ridge intersections have moulded bosses. Fragmnents of painting in the south aisle - figures, medallions and tools. In south transept are a number of monuments to the Cheyne family including Thomas Peyro (deceased 1429) and his wife: and 3 chest tombs, Dame Anne Cheyne (deceased 1561): Lord Cheyne (deceased 1587); and Lady Cheyne (deceased 161), the latter 2 are of alabaster. North transept Wentworth Chapel - monuments include:- Maria Wentworth (deceased 1632) with a seated figure under a baldacchino; and Lady Henrietta Wentworth (deceased 1686) with 2 allegorical figures and a grotesque representation of Death.

Listing NGR: TL0100428942

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National Grid Reference: TL 01004 28942

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