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Parish Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Renhold, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1632 / 52°9'47"N

Longitude: -0.4095 / 0°24'34"W

OS Eastings: 508887

OS Northings: 252848

OS Grid: TL088528

Mapcode National: GBR G1V.C8K

Mapcode Global: VHFQ2.VWCL

Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36491

Location: Renhold, Bedford, MK41

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Renhold

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Renhold

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


7/88 Parish Church of All
13/7/64 Saints


Parish church. C14 and C15. Tower of coursed limestone rubble, elsewhere
brown cobbles, all with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Chancel, N vestry,
Nave, S porch, N aisle, W tower. Chancel: C15 N doorway to C19 vestry. C19
E window. S wall has C15 windows and priest's door. C19 chancel arch, Nave:
3 bay N arcade C14 but restored. 3 C15 clerestory N windows. S wall has
remains of rood staircase, above which is 3-light window. 2 restored C15
windows to W.S porch: plain, with blocked window to each side, C19 external
doorway. C14 N aisle: wide L window with image recess to NE angle. N wall
has 2 C14 pointed arched windows with different tracery, blocked N doorway,
restored window similar to clerestory ones. 3-light W window. C15 W tower: 5
stages, angle buttresses to W. Leaded spirelet. Shields on cornice 2-light
windows to all sides of top stage, 3-light window to lower W side, small niche
above. Single light to S side. Embattled parapet to tower, plain parapets
elsewhere. Interior: cylindrical C12 font with unfinished band of acanthus
leaves. Fragment of C14 glass to N aisle window. Chancel has 1518 tomb to
Edmund and Agnes Wayte, with brasses inlaid in a slab, shields and
inscriptions. Also various Cl7 and C18 wall monuments to Beecher family, C19
ones to Polhill family. Mainly C19 roofs and pewing.

Listing NGR: TL0888752848

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