This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 52.3076 / 52°18'27"N
Longitude: -0.4852 / 0°29'6"W
OS Eastings: 503377
OS Northings: 268796
OS Grid: TL033687
Mapcode National: GBR G00.B50
Mapcode Global: VHFPG.J8WC
Plus Code: 9C4X8G57+2W
Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 13 July 1964
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36258
Location: Dean and Shelton, Bedford, PE28
Civil Parish: Dean and Shelton
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Shelton
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
Tagged with: Church building
TL O6NW DEAN AND SHELTON CHURCH ROAD (EAST SIDE),
1/59 Church of St Mary the Virgin
Parish Church. Mainly C14. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Lead
roofs. West tower, nave, N and S aisles, S porch, chancel, N chapel. Late C14
2-stage tower. Plain parapet with crocketed pinnacles set diagonally at angles.
Ogee-headed image niche above ground storey west window. 3-bay nave. N arcade
mainly late C12, W bay rebuilt late C14. S arcade copies N arcade, but probably
late C14. Clerestory added C15. N aisle, late C12 origins, widened and lengthened
C14. S aisle added late C14, with C15 fenestration, embattled parapet. Late C12
or early C15 S doorway, moved out when aisle added. Chancel, of C12 origin,
remodelled C14. 5-light E window with unusual tracery. C15 window inserted E of
S wall. C13 chancel arch. C14 2-bay arcade to N chapel. Mid C14 N chapel has
3-light E window with flowing tracery. N chapel and aisle windows have mask drip-
stones to labels. Traces of various wall paintings: texts in nave, 2 in N aisle
N wall, one of St Christopher, one of St Michael and the Virgin weighing souls.
Pulpit, some pewing and part of screen C15 or early C16. C14 circular font on
Listing NGR: TL0337768796
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.
Other nearby listed buildings