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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stotfold, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0151 / 52°0'54"N

Longitude: -0.2232 / 0°13'23"W

OS Eastings: 522029

OS Northings: 236680

OS Grid: TL220366

Mapcode National: GBR J6H.QC6

Mapcode Global: VHGNF.2MV1

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37900

Location: Stotfold, Central Bedfordshire, SG5

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Stotfold

Built-Up Area: Stotfold

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stotfold

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2236 STOTFOLD CHURCH RUAD
16/111
Church of Saint Mary
31.10.66 the Virgin

GV II*


Parish Church. C12 origins, reworked C13, C14 and C15, with chancel rebuilt
1890. Mostly cobblestones with some limestone rubble. Ashlar dressings.
Slate roofs. Tower rendered. Chancel and S vestry, nave, N aisle, S aisle, S
porch, W tower. Embattled parapets throughout. Windows mostly C15 with some
C19 restoration. Chancel and S vestry:rebuilt 1890. 3-light E window, 2-
light windows, 2 to N, one to S, all with 4-centred arches. Vestry has small
square-headed window. C15 chancel arch. Nave: C12, reworked C14, heightened
C15. C14 3-bay pointed-arched arcades to both sides. C15 clerestory has 3 3-
light windows with 4-centred heads to each side. N aisle: E bay apparently
originally C13 N transept, incorporated into C14 aisle. elevation has 2 3-
light pointed-arched windows and one 2-light window with square head. E wall
has 3-light pointed-arched window. W wall has 3-light 4-centred arched window.
Pointed-arched N doorway under square head. S aisle: C14. S elevation has 2
3-light pointed-arched windows. W elevation has C14 2-light pointed-arched
window. E elevation has 3-light 4-centred-arched window. S porch: C15. 2-
light windows with square heads to W and E. Pointed-arched doorway under square
head. W tower: C15. 3 stages, with 4-stage angle buttresses. W elevation
ground stage has pointed-arched doorway under square head, surmounted by 3-light
2-centred-headed window. Bell-stage has paired 2-light pointed-arched windows
to each side. Interior: C15 timbering to N aisle roof, C19 roofs elsewhere.
C19 pewing. C14 octagonal font with carved quatrefoil panels. Fragments of
medieval glass to N aisle middle window. Rood staircase to NE corner of nave,
lower entrance to N side. C14 image niche to SE corner of nave. Same
grotesque head stops to arcade labels, apparently reworked C20.


Listing NGR: TL2202936680

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