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Church of St George, Toddington

Description: Church of St George

Grade: I
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 36099

OS Grid Reference: TL0100428942
OS Grid Coordinates: 501004, 228942
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9498, -0.5318

Location: Church Square, Toddington, Central Bedfordshire LU5 6AA

Locality: Toddington
County: Central Bedfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: LU5 6AA

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There is also a scheduled monument, Conger Hill: a Motte and Bailey Castle, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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