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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 LAWRENCE

List entry Number: 1249349

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
BedfordUnitary AuthorityWymington

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: 431435

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History

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Details

WYMINGTON CHURCH LANE SP 96 SE 2/675 Parish Church of St Lawrence 13.7.1964 - I

Fine mid-C14 parish church. It was built by John Curteys, Mayor of the Staple of Lalais. His tomb dated 1391 is situated in the S. side of the chancel. The church is built of limestone rubble with some Northants. ironstone. It consists of nave with N. and S. aisles, chancel, W. tower, S. porch and N. chapel. The latter was converted to a vestry in 1845 when a number of restorations to the Church were made. The church has typical Decorated elements. The nave is of 4 bays, both it and the chancel have low battlemented roofs. Ornate 2-storey S. porch with rib vault which has central Green Man Boss. W. tower is C14 up to bell openings and Perpendicular above with frieze, battlemented parapet and crocketed spire. The interior has C14 and C15 wall paintings including a large Doom over the chancel arch. Jacobean pulpit. C14 font.

Listing NGR: SP9552164398

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National Grid Reference: SP 95521 64398

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