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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Stevington, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1722 / 52°10'19"N

Longitude: -0.5532 / 0°33'11"W

OS Eastings: 499040

OS Northings: 253647

OS Grid: SP990536

Mapcode National: GBR F04.YR8

Mapcode Global: VHFQ0.CNFN

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37265

Location: Stevington, Bedford, MK43

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Stevington

Built-Up Area: Stevington

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stevington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9953 (North Side)

26/519 Parish Church of St Mary

Church. Saxon W. tower below belfry level. Top of tower is Perpendicular.
Nave and both aisles are C14, the S aisle being probably earlier than the N.
North and South chancel chapels also belong to the C14, although they have
since been unroofed and now stand in a ruinous condition. The clerestory was
added in the C15 with a fine nave roof bearing figures holding shields with
the emblems of the Passion, and also woolpacks with the initials of two
merchants. A high Perpendicular screen of one-light divisions is now situated
under the tower. The front benches have good C16 poppyheads. Brass of Thomas
Salle +1422 is 32" long. His head rests on a large helmet. Victorian
restoration work was carried out in 1871 under the guidance of Henry Clutton.

Listing NGR: SP9904053647

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