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Parish Church of Saint Denys

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Barford, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1982 / 52°11'53"N

Longitude: -0.2785 / 0°16'42"W

OS Eastings: 517751

OS Northings: 256953

OS Grid: TL177569

Mapcode National: GBR H2Z.2DX

Mapcode Global: VHGMM.403N

Entry Name: Parish Church of Saint Denys

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36467

Location: Little Barford, Bedford, PE19

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Little Barford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tempsford with Little Barford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


6/64 Parish Church of Saint

- II*

Parish church. Norman, C14, C15 and C19. Brown cobbles with ashlar
dressings, C20 tile and some slate roofs. Chancel, S vestry and organ
chamber, nave aisle, W tower. Chancel: Norman, early C14, reworked 1869. 3
lancets to E, 2 C14 style N windows. Early C14 chancel arch. C14 2-bay S
arcade. C14 S chapel demolished 1834, replaced 1869 by vestry and organ
chamber. Nave: Norman and C14, reworked 1834 and 1871. 3-bay pointed arched
N arcade. 3 S windows, one C16 set at higher level, others C19 in C12 and C14
style. Late C12 S doorway, square head under semi-circular arch with zigzag
and dogtooth designs and scalloped capitals. Holy water stone projects
externally E of door. C15 clerestory, 2 windows each side. Plain parapet. N
aisle: early C14 reworked C19. Reset C12 windows to W and E, E much altered.
Other openings C19. Late C15 3-stage. W tower with embattled parapet, paired
belfry windows and restored 5-light window. Interior: late C13 octagonal
font has beaded angles, 5 columns and traces of red paint. 1535 brass in nave
floor. C15 projecting piscina, reset in vestry, has arched opening to W and
head imitating ribbed vault. C15 screen, also removed to vestry, repainted
from indications of old colour. C19 roofs and pewing. W window by Kempe

Listing NGR: TL1775156953

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