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Parish Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Barford, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.152 / 52°9'7"N

Longitude: -0.344 / 0°20'38"W

OS Eastings: 513398

OS Northings: 251706

OS Grid: TL133517

Mapcode National: GBR H3G.3VL

Mapcode Global: VHGMS.050L

Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36444

Location: Great Barford, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Great Barford

Built-Up Area: Great Barford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Barford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


8/41 Parish Church of All

Parish church. Mainly C19, retaining some C15 work. W tower, nave, N and S
aisles, chancel, N vestry. C15 W tower. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings. 5 stages, divided by string courses. Diagonal buttresses ending
in crocketed pinnacles. Embattled parapet, small lead covered octagonal
spire. Pointed arched W door in rectangular surround. This and window above
have moulded dripstones with carved flowers to stops. C19 belfry windows.
Rest of church built C19 in C14 style, replacing original nave and chancel.
Brown cobbles, ashlar dressings. Nave has 4-bay arcades and clerestory with
small quatrefoils. N aisle 1848, S aisle 1860 (Pevsner p94). Square-headed
windows to aisles and vestry, pointed arched S doorway, projecting slightly
externally. Pointed arched windows and S door to chancel. Dripstones to all
openings. All parapets embattled except recently repaired N aisle and nave N
wall. Interior: (13 font, square with chamfered angles on angle shafts.
Chancel has black marble and alabaster figured monument to Thomas Ansell,
1591, 2 of figures with crudely repaired heads. 1535 brass to John Fitz
Jeffrey and wife, also in chancel.

Listing NGR: TL1339851706

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