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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Upper Dean, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.2969 / 52°17'48"N

Longitude: -0.4664 / 0°27'59"W

OS Eastings: 504679

OS Northings: 267640

OS Grid: TL046676

Mapcode National: GBR G01.WDQ

Mapcode Global: VHFPG.VJSJ

Plus Code: 9C4X7GWM+QC

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36266

Location: Dean and Shelton, Bedford, PE28

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Dean and Shelton

Built-Up Area: Upper Dean

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Dean

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Parish Church. C14, remodelled C15. Coursed limestone rubble, ashlar dressings.
West tower, nave, North and South aisles, South porch, North and South chapels,
chancel. C14 3-stage West tower has octagonal spire with lucarnes, plain parapet
with frieze of grotesque heads beneath and gargoyle to centre of each side. Nave
has 3-bay North and South arcades on C14 bases but raised later, probably when
clerestory added in C15. North aisle, South aisle and South porch remodelled C15,
North and South chapels added at same time. Embattled parapels to nave, aisles
porch and chapels. Chapel East windows more elaborate than those to side walls.
C13 chancel arch. C14 chancel has C15 windows. Exterior has projecting carved
heads, 2 flanking East windows, one to South wall below plain parapet. Moulded
4-centred arches open onto North and South chapels. C15 nave and aisle roofs with
angels carrying instruments of Passion and musical instruments. C14 octagonal font
to South aisle. C14 canopied tomb recess to North aisle. C17 wall monuments to
North and South chapels. Perpendicular wood pulpit. Elaborate medieval wood rood
and chapel screens and Jacobean gate to rood screen. Pews also substantially medieval.

Listing NGR: TL0467967640

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