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© Mr A. Gude

IoE Number: 37586
Location: OLD PARISH CHURCH,
  CLOPHILL, MID BEDFORDSHIRE, BEDFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr A. Gude
Date Photographed: 01 June 2007
Date listed: 23 January 1961
Date of last amendment: 10 January 1985
Grade II*

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TL U919 3886CLOPHILL9/3223.1.61Church of St Mary theVirgin (formerly listed as

TL U919 3886 CLOPHILL 9/32 23.1.61 Church of St Mary the Virgin (formerly listed as Old Parish Church) - II* Former parish church, now redundant and a ruin. C14 and C15. Coursed ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Remains consist of walls of nave and W tower. Nave : N and S elevations each have large 4-centred arched window, all tracery removed. S elevation has semi-octagonal embattled stair turret to E and 4-centred arched doorway to W. E elevation, rebuilt when chancel demolished mid C19 and reworked C20, has narrow 4-centred arch. Tower : 3 stages, retaining parts of embattled parapet, and semi-octagonal stair turret to SE. 4-centred trefoiled 3-light W window to lower stage. Top stage has trefoiled 2-light pointed-arched windows, one to each side. Niche to S elevation lower stage. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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