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Diocesan Youth Centre, St Nicholas Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Carlton and Chellington, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1967 / 52°11'47"N

Longitude: -0.5956 / 0°35'44"W

OS Eastings: 496084

OS Northings: 256310

OS Grid: SP960563

Mapcode National: GBR DZX.680

Mapcode Global: VHFPZ.M1GV

Plus Code: 9C4X5CW3+MP

Entry Name: Diocesan Youth Centre, St Nicholas Church

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Last Amended: 27 August 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36872

Location: Carlton and Chellington, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Carlton and Chellington

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Carlton with Chellington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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SP 95 NE
5/93 Diocesan Youth Centre, St.
Nicholas Church (formerly
listed as Parish Church of
St. Nicholas)
- I

Church of coursed limestone rubble situated on a hillside overlooking the
present village. The earliest work is C13. The two bay chancel and both N.
and S. aisles are Early English. The N. aisle has a contemporary doorway
within a gable mould and is of two moulded orders with a line of dog tooth and
pairs of shafts in the jambs. The four bay nave was rebuilt in C14. The
N.arcade is slightly the earlier and has piers of four engaged shafts. Above
each arcade is a C15 clerestorey with three similar windows to each side, each
of two trefoiled lights under a square head. C20 roof. C14 W.tower of three
stages with clasping buttresses to W. angles. Broach spire with two tiers of

Listing NGR: SP9608456310

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