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Parish Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Clophill, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0319 / 52°1'54"N

Longitude: -0.4125 / 0°24'45"W

OS Eastings: 508999

OS Northings: 238246

OS Grid: TL089382

Mapcode National: GBR G3D.JJD

Mapcode Global: VHFQV.S6S5

Entry Name: Parish Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37603

Location: Clophill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Clophill

Built-Up Area: Clophill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Clophill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

9/49 (North Side)

23.1.61 Parish church of Saint

- II

Parish church. 1847-49 by Thomas Smith, County Surveyor of Bedfordshire,
1847-1855 (Beds Record Office : QSM 35 p.524; QSH 38 pp.217-8; P45/8/1;
P45/1/28). Paid for by public subscription. Restored 1879. Coursed
ironstone blocks with ashlar dressings. C19 roof covering. W tower, nave, S
aisle, S porch, chancel. C15 style. W tower: 3 stages, with octagonal stair
turret to SE angle. Embattled parapets. Bell-stage windows of 2 cinquefoiled
lights under flat heads. 3-light pointed arched window to E elevation.
Narrow single lights elsewhere. Nave and S aisle : 4 windows to nave, 3 to S
aisle, of 2 and 3 cinquefoiled lights under depressed 2-centred heads. Nave
originally had clerestory. Nave and aisle formerly embattled. S porch :
gabled, with pointed arched doorway. Chancel : single bay, with pointed
arched 4-light E window. Plain parapet removed. Interior : very plain.
Chapel in S aisle has re-used C16 screen with carved leaf frieze.

Listing NGR: TL0899938245

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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