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Latitude: 52.0163 / 52°0'58"N
Longitude: -0.6089 / 0°36'31"W
OS Eastings: 495565
OS Northings: 236227
OS Grid: SP955362
Mapcode National: GBR F20.GXC
Mapcode Global: VHFQR.DLH6
Entry Name: Parish Church of St James
Listing Date: 23 January 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321642
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38328
Location: Husborne Crawley, Central Bedfordshire, MK43
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Husborne Crawley
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Husborne Crawley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
HUSBORNE CRAWLEY SCHOOL LANE
10/31 Parish Church of
23.1.61 St James
Parish Church. C13, C14 and C15, substantially reworked 1911 (Kelly's
Directory (Beds), 1914, p114). Coursed rubble, a mixture of greensand and
ironstone. Ashlar dressings. Clay tile roofs. Chancel N vestry and organ
chamber, nave, N and S aisles, S porch, W tower. Chancel: C14 origins, rebuilt
1911. 3-light pointed-arched E window. 2 2-light pointed arched windows
flanking small doorway to S elevation. N vestry and organ chamber: also 1911,
have square-headed mullioned windows and pointed-arched N door. Nave: C13,
reworked C15, roof rebuilt 1911. C13 3-bay S arcade, C15 3-bay N arcade, all
with pointed arches, N ones taller. C15 pointed lower arch. Chancel arch is
1911. Blocked doorways of rood loft staircase to SE angle. N. aisle: C15,
reworked 1911, 2 3-light N windows with segmental heads flank a pointed-arched
doorway. S aisle: C13 and C14, reworked 1911. 2 3-light windows similar to N
aisle, flanking C14 pointed-arched doorway. C14 holy water stoup to E of door
on external wall. S porch: 1911, gabled with pointed archway and square-headed
2-light windows. Porch, chancel and nave have stone coping to gables. Aisles
and vestry have plain parapets. W tower: C15. 3 stages, with diagonal
buttresses to W, octagonal stair turret to SE, and embattled parapet.
Pointed-arched door in square surround surmounted by 3-light pointed-arched
window. Bell-stage has paired 2-light pointed-arched windows to all sides.
Interior: all roofs 1911. Plain medieval cylindrical font to nave. S aisle
E wall has C14 niche with foliate spandrels. N aisle has chest tomb to John
Thompson d.1597 and wife Dorothea, of alabaster and marble. Pair of effigies
under studded canopy supported by 5 columns, with carved cartouches to base
and canopy crest. S aisle has polychrome marble wall monuments to Robert
Slingsby d.1634, Edmund Williamson d.1737 and Talbot Williamson d.1765, latter
with urn and obelisk.
Listing NGR: SP9556536227
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