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Church of St Nicholas, Barton-le-Clay

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: I
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 35872

OS Grid Reference: TL0854230405
OS Grid Coordinates: 508542, 230405
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9615, -0.4217

Location: Church Road, Barton-Le-Clay, Central Bedfordshire MK45 4LA

Locality: Barton-le-Clay
County: Central Bedfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: MK45 4LA

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Listing Text


Church of St Nicholas
TL 03 SE 2/12 3.2.67


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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