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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1211496



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireAylesbury ValeDistrict AuthorityChetwode

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396032

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6/19 Church of St Mary and St Nicholas

13.7.66 GV I

Parish church, formerly chancel of Augustinian Priory church founded 1244. W. section serves as nave, E. end is Early English and serves as chancel. N. transeptual chapel rebuilt C17 as Chetwode Chapel incorporating Decorated window. W. tower C15-C16. Partly rebuilt and re-roofed c1820. Rubble stone, slate roof. W. tower has pebble-dashed upper section, hipped tiled roof, perpendicular doorway and windows. Nave has small perpendicular 2-light window and window with Y tracery in W. wall, 2 Decorated windows in S. wall, altered window in N. wall. E. end has lancets, a series of 3 to N. and S. and 5 to E. wall. Internally these have moulded arches on shafts with moulded caps to E. window and caps carved with foliage and beasts to N. and S. windows. S. window has C13 glass in central light, C14 glass in flanking lights. E. window has glass signed by William Holland 1842. S. wall has Early English arcade over piscina, sedilia and priest's door with moulded caps and dogtooth ornament between shafts and arch mouldings. N. transept has Decorated arch to nave, plaster ceiling with wooden ribs marking groin and resting on wooden corner shafts with carved heads to cap and base, family pew with C17 panelling and cast iron fire-grate. Other fittings: wall monument to Mary Risley 1668 with tablet flanked by mourning women, C18 floor slabs, hatchments, C17 door, painted wooden panels dated 1696 in nave with pediments, side scrolls and inscriptions commemorating church repairs by W Lawley. RCHM II pp.85-6

Listing NGR: SP6404529798

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

National Grid Reference: SP 64043 29800


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