Church of St Leonard, Grendon Underwood - Aylesbury Vale

Parish church. C12/C13 nave with early C13 south door and C15 alterations, late C13/early C14 chancel, C15 tower, restored 1866 and 1902. Coursed rubble stone, the nave partly with very full mortar pointing. The church has been a victim of heritage crime and the nave roof structural timbers have active death watch beetle. An application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund Grant for Places of Worship in the summer of 2017 was successful and a grant was provided. Works to the nave roof were commenced at the start of the summer of 2019.

Church of St Leonard, Grendon Underwood - Aylesbury Vale
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1332808
    Local Planning Authority:
    Aylesbury Vale
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Leonard
    Street Name:
    Edgcott Road
    County:
    Buckinghamshire
    District / Borough:
    Aylesbury Vale
    Parish:
    Grendon Underwood
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Buckingham
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA