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Parish Church of Saint Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Carlton, Bedford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1837 / 52°11'1"N

Longitude: -0.6093 / 0°36'33"W

OS Eastings: 495176

OS Northings: 254852

OS Grid: SP951548

Mapcode National: GBR F02.2RD

Mapcode Global: VHFPZ.DC7T

Entry Name: Parish Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36894

Location: Carlton and Chellington, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Carlton and Chellington

Built-Up Area: Carlton

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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Listing Text

CARLTON AND CHELLINGTON TORVEY ROAD
SP 95 SE
8/116 Parish Church of
Saint Mary
13.7.1964
- I

Parish Church of coursed limestone rubble with clay tile roofs. Plan
consisting of 2-bay chancel, 3-bay nave and N. and S. aisles, W. tower and S.
porch. There are some remains of Anglo-Saxon work in the N. wall of the
chancel and the base of the tower. The nave was originally aisleless. The S.
aisle was added early C14. The arcade has octagonal piers. The N. aisle is
slightly later and has quatrefoil piers. Above the arcades, a clerestorey was
added C15 with three windows to each side, each of two trefoiled lights under
a square head. The Anglo-Saxon chancel was extended eastwards in C14. (There
was a C14 S.chapel - since demolished). 3 stage tower. Top stage C15 with
embattled parapet and gargoyles at each corner. C.15 chancel screen. Most of
the pews and the pulpit are Jacobean.


Listing NGR: SP9517654852

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