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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
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 13 July 1964
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321269
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36266
Location: Dean and Shelton, Bedford, PE28
Parish: Dean and Shelton
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Dean
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 0467 DEAN AND SHELTON HIGH STREET (WEST SIDE),
7/74 Church of All Saints
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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