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St Mary, Maulden, Bedfordshire

St Mary the Virgin, Church Rd, Maulden, Bedford MK45 2AU, United Kingdom (52°1′50″N, 0°27′30″W)
TL 058 380
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Bedfordshire
now Bedfordshire
medieval St Mary
now St Mary
  • Hazel Gardiner
  • Ron Baxter
  • Hazel Gardiner
  • Ron Baxter
05 March 2018, 12 August 2020

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Of 1858-9 by B Ferrey, with the exception of the W tower and the W part of the N wall. A plain, late-12thc font was apparently taken from this church to St Hugh's, Lewsey, Luton on its foundation in 1966, but it was not recorded at Maulden in VCH (1912) or the 1961 List Description.


The chief manor of Maulden was held by the Conqueror's niece, the Countess Judith, who bestowed it upon Elstow Abbey before the 1086 Survey. The church belonged to this manor, and the advowson was held by the Abbey of Elstow. At the Dissolution the anor was held by the crown until 1559, when Elizabeth granted it to Henry Cary Lord Hunsdon.


Historic England Listed Building, English Heritage Legacy ID: 38047

  1. C. O’Brien and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire and Peterborough, New Haven and London 2014, 245-46.

Victoria County History: Bedfordshire, II (1908), 3 (1912), 313-16.