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Latitude: 52.1769 / 52°10'36"N
Longitude: -0.3146 / 0°18'52"W
OS Eastings: 515345
OS Northings: 254520
OS Grid: TL153545
Mapcode National: GBR H33.K9C
Mapcode Global: VHGML.HKK1
Entry Name: Parish Church of Saint Mary Magdalen
Listing Date: 13 July 1964
Last Amended: 18 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36551
Location: Roxton, Bedford, MK44
Civil Parish: Roxton
Built-Up Area: Roxton
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Roxton
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 1554 ROXTON SCHOOL LANE
10/148 Parish Church of Saint
13.7.64 Mary Magdalen (formerly listed as
Parish Church of St. Mary)
Parish Church. C14 and C15. Brown cobblestones with ashlar dressings.
Slated roofs. Chancel, S vestry, nave, S aisle, W tower. C14 chancel: C19 E
window. C14 2-light windows to NE and SE, tracery restored. N doorway has
C19 stonework. 3-light NW window circa 1500. C14 2-bay arcade, originally
opening onto S chapel, now leading to late C19 vestry. Chancel arch reworked
C19. Nave: Early C14 3-bay S arcade. N wall has 2 C14 windows, C14 doorway,
and late C15 3-light window similar to that in chancel. S aisle: S wall has 3
C15 square-headed 3-light windows and C14 blocked doorway. W wall also has
square-headed 3-light window. Plain parapets to above blocks. C15 W tower:
not divided into stages. NE and SW angles have buttresses up to embattled
parapet. W doorway, surmounted by 3 windows, different one on each floor.
Other elevations have windows to belfry only. Interior: C14 octagonal font on
chamfered shaft and 4 octagonal columns. Chancel has panelled altar tomb to
Roger Hunt (d 1438) with shields and brass plate. Nave N wall has plain C14
recessed tomb with mutilated female effigy. Remains of road stair to SE of
nave. C15 rood screen dado, each half of 6 panels, each panel painted with
figure of saint, all mutilated. C19 and C20 pewing and roofs.
Listing NGR: TL1534554520
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