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CHURCH OF ST PETER

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER

List entry Number: 1289631

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER, MAIN ROAD

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

County:

District: Milton Keynes

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Astwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396692

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History

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Details

SP 94 NE ASTWOOD MAIN ROAD (south side)

4/2 Church of St.Peter

17.11.66

- II* Parish Church, Mainly C14 and C15, stone with embattled W. tower, nave with clerestory and S. aisle, S. porch and chancel. Flat leaded roofs to nave and aisle, theformer replaced in concrete following war time bomb damage. Good C14 tracery to S. aisle windows, late C15 clerestory and N. windows. Interior: nave arcade of 3 bays. Fittings C13 font, plain octagonal bowl on base with 4 slender shafts and remains of carving between. Pulpit: C18, altered. Monuments in chancel: brasses to Thomas Chibnale 1534 and wives. Black marble slabs inside altar rails to C18 members of Lowndes family. On N. wall 3 monuments:- The L.H. monument is C17, Corinthian columns supporting entablature broken forward over columns and broken segmental pediment with inner scrolls and central cartouche of arms. The columns stand on a moulding broken forward under them and are supported on brackets of cherubs' heads between which is a small panel with white marble curved floral surround. The shafts of the columns, the frieze and the inscription panel are of black marble, the mouldings and pediment grey marble, and the caps and brackets white. The R.H. monument to William Lowndes, 1773, of Astwood Bury has a white inscription panel in Sienna marble surround, cornice and grey marble curved top with central portrait medallion. The panel stands on a string with alternative flutings and roundels above a curved apron with central coat of arms. Vidler fecit. In the centre is a monument to Margaret, wife of William Lowndes, probably by the same hand. An arched panel flanked by panelled pilasters, Sienna marble with white angles supporting cornice and broken pediment with central turn. Scrolls on outer sides of pilasters of red marble with white edges, and Sienna apron with white edges and central cartouche of arms. RCHM II p 57 MON 1

Listing NGR: SP9505247374

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 95052 47374

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