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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clophill, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0373 / 52°2'14"N

Longitude: -0.4096 / 0°24'34"W

OS Eastings: 509189

OS Northings: 238852

OS Grid: TL091388

Mapcode National: GBR G3D.C7X

Mapcode Global: VHFQV.V2B0

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Last Amended: 10 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37586

Location: Clophill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Clophill

Built-Up Area: Clophill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Clophill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


23.1.61 Church of St Mary the
Virgin (formerly listed as
Old Parish Church)
- II*

Former parish church, now redundant and a ruin. C14 and C15. Coursed
ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Remains consist of walls of nave and
W tower. Nave : N and S elevations each have large 4-centred arched window,
all tracery removed. S elevation has semi-octagonal embattled stair turret to
E and 4-centred arched doorway to W. E elevation, rebuilt when chancel
demolished mid C19 and reworked C20, has narrow 4-centred arch. Tower : 3
stages, retaining parts of embattled parapet, and semi-octagonal stair turret
to SE. 4-centred trefoiled 3-light W window to lower stage. Top stage has
trefoiled 2-light pointed-arched windows, one to each side. Niche to S
elevation lower stage. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TL0918938852

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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