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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 ST LEONARD

List entry Number: 1161056

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
BedfordUnitary AuthorityStagsden

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: 37247

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History

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Details

STAGSDEN HIGH STREET SP 94NE (North Side)

10/499 Parish Church of St Leonard 13.7.64 - I

Complex church of Norman origins but showing work mainly of C13 to C15. Coursed limestone rubble and some ashlar: chancel has old clay tile roof. Chancel with vestry of 1896, nave with north chapel and south aisle with porch, west tower. Original Norman chancel rebuilt piecemeal in later medieval period with C19 east wall. C14 aumbry and piscina. Two bay late C15 arcade at north east end of nave opens into north chapel. South aisle is C14 with C15 inserted windows, and four C15 niches at its east end. C15 porch with blocked windows and embattled parapet. Plain square C13 tower with embattled parapet and circular stair on north-east side: C15 upper stage. C14 font with two carved faces and ball flowers. C15 screen. Brass to John Coche and wife died 1617 in north chapel.

Listing NGR: SP9823449085

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National Grid Reference: SP 98234 49085

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