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St. Mary the Virgin, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire

Description

The church of St. Mary is a large and ancient edifice, in the Early English and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, and a massive detached tower, standing about 50 feet from the church, and containing 5 bells: in the chancel are brasses to the Snagge family: there is a fine marble monument in the south aisle chancel chapel to Sir Thomas Snagge, Speaker of the House of Commons in the reign of Queen Elizabeth; the interior has been restored and will seat 600 persons.

Church Records

The parish registers date from the year 1653.

St. Mary the Virgin
Marston Moretaine
Bedfordshire

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:St. Albans
Sittings:600
Graveyard:Yes