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List Entry Summary

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: 1214985



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leckhampstead

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: 399994

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3/50 Church of St. Mary



Parish church. Norman nave, Transitional N. aisle, C13 W. tower, Decorated chancel. Restored 1872 by G.E. Street. Rubble stone, tiled roofs to nave, chancel and tower, slate to N. aisle and vestry. W. tower of three stages with angled buttresses to lower stage, double lancets to bell-chamber and battlemented parapet. W. side has Early English doorway of two orders, restored C19, re-set Norman window with scalloped outer moulding and carved caps above, and corner gargoyles. S. wall of nave has two C19 triple lancets, porch dated W.G. 1688 and Norman S. door with round rolled arch on patterned columns with carved winged figures to caps. Lintel has diaper pattern, tympanum has re-used panel of two fighting beasts. N. aisle has C19 grouped lancets and C12 doorway, much restored C19, with roll mouldings, zig-zag ornament and three carved heads to arch, and carved caps. Chancel has 3-light reticulated E. window, 3-light Perpendicular window and 2-light Decorated window with flowing tracery to S., vestry to N. Interior: arch to W. tower pointed and triple chamfered. Nave of four bays. North arcade has Transitional pointed arches with scalloped outer mouldings and carved heads. Square piers with stop chamfered corners, two with original painted frieze decoration and lettering. Chancel has round chamfered arches to piscina and sedilia. Fittings: C12 font re-cut C14 to octagonal shape with carved side panels, some figured, some with foliage; C16 cover. C19 roof, glass and other fittings including carved stone reredos with glazed narrative panels. Monuments: stone tomb chest with recumbent effigy of knight in W. arch of arcade; brass in N. aisle to Reginald Tylney and three daughters 1506, brass of early C16 female figure on S. wall; simple wall tablet to Sir Anthoni Grenowaye 1619 in chancel.

RCHM II pp 165-7

Listing NGR: SP7263837918

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 72640 37918


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