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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in Barton-le-Clay, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9615 / 51°57'41"N

Longitude: -0.4217 / 0°25'17"W

OS Eastings: 508542

OS Northings: 230405

OS Grid: TL085304

Mapcode National: GBR G45.VM7

Mapcode Global: VHFR1.MYYN

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35872

Location: Barton-le-Clay, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Parish: Barton-le-Clay

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Barton-le-Cley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Listing Text

1.
5125 BARTON-LE-CLAY CHURCH ROAD

Church of St Nicholas
TL 03 SE 2/12 3.2.67

I GV

2.
Piecemeal development from C12 to C15 of chancel, nave with north and south aisles,
and western tower. Restoration in 1879. Rubble limestone and cobbles with some
limestone dressings; tower has flint and clunch and limestone chequerwork. The
chancel windows are modernised in C13 detail. it has a sedilia, piscina and tomb
recess, as well as C11 floor tiles around the altar and two C14 brasses. The 4-bay
nave is a mid-C13 expansion one bay west of an originally aisleless nave given
its aisles in stages during the C13 and C14. The nave was heightened and the present
roof added in the late C15. Some linen-fold pews. Font is C12 altered C15. The
C15 west tower has pairs of corner buttresses and 2 offsets, and a tierceron-star
vault within.


Listing NGR: TL0854230405

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