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Parish Church of St Leonard, Stagsden

Description: Parish Church of St Leonard

Grade: I
Date Listed: 13 July 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 37247

OS Grid Reference: SP9823449085
OS Grid Coordinates: 498234, 249085
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1313, -0.5663

Location: High Street, Stagsden, Bedford Borough MK43 8SG

Locality: Stagsden
County: Bedford
Country: England
Postcode: MK43 8SG

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Listing Text

SP 94NE (North Side)

10/499 Parish Church of
St Leonard
- 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

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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