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Church of St George

A Grade I Listed Building in Toddington, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9498 / 51°56'59"N

Longitude: -0.5318 / 0°31'54"W

OS Eastings: 501004

OS Northings: 228942

OS Grid: TL010289

Mapcode National: GBR G46.QCR

Mapcode Global: VHFR5.Q8R3

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36099

Location: Toddington, Central Bedfordshire, LU5

County: Central Bedfordshire

Parish: Toddington

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Toddington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Listing Text

1.
5125 TODDINGTON CHURCH SQUARE _ t'CTf S'QU++++
(east side)

Church of St George
TL 00 28 20/312
TL 01 28 21/312 3.2.67

I

2.
Cruciform church with crossing tower. Totternhoe stone. Battlemented with a frieze
of animals below the battlements. Crossing arches of tower and south doorway are
C13. Nave arcades are early C14, of 4 bays with high octagonal piers. Remainder
C15. Three storey vestry has priest's accommodation at first floor level. Fine
C15 roofs to chancel and nave has angels carrying emblems of the Crucifixion; and
purlin and ridge intersections have moulded bosses. Fragmnents of painting in the
south aisle - figures, medallions and tools. In south transept are a number of
monuments to the Cheyne family including Thomas Peyro (deceased 1429) and his wife:
and 3 chest tombs, Dame Anne Cheyne (deceased 1561): Lord Cheyne (deceased 1587);
and Lady Cheyne (deceased 161), the latter 2 are of alabaster. North transept
Wentworth Chapel - monuments include:- Maria Wentworth (deceased 1632) with a seated
figure under a baldacchino; and Lady Henrietta Wentworth (deceased 1686) with 2
allegorical figures and a grotesque representation of Death.


Listing NGR: TL0100428942

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