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Latitude: 52.3076 / 52°18'27"N
Longitude: -0.4852 / 0°29'6"W
OS Eastings: 503377
OS Northings: 268796
OS Grid: TL033687
Mapcode National: GBR G00.B50
Mapcode Global: VHFPG.J8WC
Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 13 July 1964
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36258
Location: Dean and Shelton, Bedford, PE28
Civil Parish: Dean and Shelton
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Shelton
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL O6NW DEAN AND SHELTON CHURCH ROAD (EAST SIDE),
1/59 Church of St Mary the Virgin
Parish Church. Mainly C14. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Lead
roofs. West tower, nave, N and S aisles, S porch, chancel, N chapel. Late C14
2-stage tower. Plain parapet with crocketed pinnacles set diagonally at angles.
Ogee-headed image niche above ground storey west window. 3-bay nave. N arcade
mainly late C12, W bay rebuilt late C14. S arcade copies N arcade, but probably
late C14. Clerestory added C15. N aisle, late C12 origins, widened and lengthened
C14. S aisle added late C14, with C15 fenestration, embattled parapet. Late C12
or early C15 S doorway, moved out when aisle added. Chancel, of C12 origin,
remodelled C14. 5-light E window with unusual tracery. C15 window inserted E of
S wall. C13 chancel arch. C14 2-bay arcade to N chapel. Mid C14 N chapel has
3-light E window with flowing tracery. N chapel and aisle windows have mask drip-
stones to labels. Traces of various wall paintings: texts in nave, 2 in N aisle
N wall, one of St Christopher, one of St Michael and the Virgin weighing souls.
Pulpit, some pewing and part of screen C15 or early C16. C14 circular font on
Listing NGR: TL0337768796
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