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Parish Church of St Leonard

A Grade I Listed Building in Stagsden, Bedford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1314 / 52°7'52"N

Longitude: -0.5663 / 0°33'58"W

OS Eastings: 498234

OS Northings: 249085

OS Grid: SP982490

Mapcode National: GBR F0Q.7NL

Mapcode Global: VHFQ6.4PHG

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Leonard

Location: Stagsden, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

Parish: Stagsden

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37247

Source ID: 1161056

Listing Text

STAGSDEN HIGH STREET
SP 94NE (North Side)

10/499 Parish Church of
St Leonard
13.7.64
- I

Complex church of Norman origins but showing work mainly of C13 to C15.
Coursed limestone rubble and some ashlar: chancel has old clay tile roof.
Chancel with vestry of 1896, nave with north chapel and south aisle with
porch, west tower. Original Norman chancel rebuilt piecemeal in later
medieval period with C19 east wall. C14 aumbry and piscina. Two bay late C15
arcade at north east end of nave opens into north chapel. South aisle is C14
with C15 inserted windows, and four C15 niches at its east end. C15 porch
with blocked windows and embattled parapet. Plain square C13 tower with
embattled parapet and circular stair on north-east side: C15 upper stage. C14
font with two carved faces and ball flowers. C15 screen. Brass to John Coche
and wife died 1617 in north chapel.


Listing NGR: SP9823449085

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