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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: 1215187



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lillingstone Lovell

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: 400237

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1/76 Church of St. Mary



Parish Church. Rebuilt mid C14 retaining some early C13 features. Restored C19. Rubble stone, tiled roofs. W. tower has plain early C13 lower stage with Decorated openings to bell-chamber and saddleback roof above. S. wall of nave has narrow clerestory of C19 2-light windows. S. aisle has parapet, two Decorated windows, 3-light with reticulated tracery to E. end and 2-light to left of porch and one Perpendicular window with three uncusped lights to right. Early C13 S. doorway with moulded arch on double order of shafts with waterleaf caps. Porch 1639. Chancel has Decorated windows, 2-light to S., reticulated 3-light to E. N. aisle widens into chapel with vestry in angle and has 2-light Decorated windows. Interior: steeply pointed arch to tower. Nave arcades of three bays have C14 double-chamfered arches on octagonal piers with moulded caps, ending on carved head corbels to W., S. arcade has clerestory in spandrels, N. arcade has hatchments. S. aisle has chapel with squint to chancel, double traceried piscina and sedile. N. aisle has organ. Double-chamfered arch on corbels to wide chancel. Whole interior stripped of plaster and restored C19. Fittings: chancel has early C18 communion rails with turned balusters, reredos panels of similar date 'with Our Farther and Credo' in surround of Doric pilasters and entablature, and C17 chair. Pulpit has C17 arcaded panels restored on early C19 base. Box pews, modern font. Monuments : brasses to William Risley and wife 1516 in nave, to Thomas Clarell and family 1471 and brass of bleeding heart to John Merstun 1446 in chancel. N. aisle has three fine wall monuments to Cresswell family, two dated 1768 and 1784, with obelisks and urns in coloured marbles. Chancel has late C17-early C18 cartouches, and wall monument to Colonel J.B. Delap 1853 by E. Davis with figured relief in white marble.

RCHM II pp 170-2

Listing NGR: SP7124740490

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 71245 40491


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