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Parish Church of St Lawrence

A Grade I Listed Building in Wymington, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.2695 / 52°16'10"N

Longitude: -0.6016 / 0°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 495521

OS Northings: 264398

OS Grid: SP955643

Mapcode National: GBR DYX.QQK

Mapcode Global: VHFPL.J7B2

Plus Code: 9C4X799X+Q9

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431435

Location: Wymington, Bedford, NN10

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Wymington

Built-Up Area: Rushden

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wymington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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SP 96 SE
2/675 Parish Church of
St Lawrence
- I

Fine mid-C14 parish church. It was built by John Curteys, Mayor of the Staple
of Lalais. His tomb dated 1391 is situated in the S. side of the chancel.
The church is built of limestone rubble with some Northants. ironstone. It
consists of nave with N. and S. aisles, chancel, W. tower, S. porch and N.
chapel. The latter was converted to a vestry in 1845 when a number of
restorations to the Church were made. The church has typical Decorated
elements. The nave is of 4 bays, both it and the chancel have low
battlemented roofs. Ornate 2-storey S. porch with rib vault which has central
Green Man Boss. W. tower is C14 up to bell openings and Perpendicular above
with frieze, battlemented parapet and crocketed spire. The interior has C14
and C15 wall paintings including a large Doom over the chancel arch. Jacobean
pulpit. C14 font.

Listing NGR: SP9552164398

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