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St Mary the Virgin and All Souls, Bulwell
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||St Mary the Virgin and All Souls|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Length||126 feet 2 inches (38.46 m)|
|Width||54 feet 6 inches (16.61 m)|
|Diocese||Southwell and Nottingham|
The church is Grade II listed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as it is a building of special architectural or historic interest.
The church was built on the site of an earlier church, dating from possibly the 12th century. This church was badly damaged by a storm in 1843.
It was constructed between 1849 and 1850 and the architect was Henry Isaac Stevens. The church was consecrated on 4 November 1850 by the Right Revd. Dr. Kaye, Bishop of Lincoln. The chancel was added in 1900 by William Arthur Heazell. The north chapel was added in 1946.
A new organ was opened in 1852 by George Cooper, the assistant organist of St Paul’s Cathedral. The current pipe organ dates from 1872 by Forster and Andrews. In 1899 a new organ chamber was built to house the organ and move it from its location in the north transept. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
The tower contains eight bells all by John Taylor and Company of Loughborough dating from 1919/20 and 1860.
The 90 year old clock was replaced by a new one by G. & F. Cope with an all electric mechanism in 1949.
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