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Church of St Simon and St Jude church of St Simon and St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.0931 / 52°5'35"N

Longitude: -0.835 / 0°50'6"W

OS Eastings: 479909

OS Northings: 244503

OS Grid: SP799445

Mapcode National: GBR BY2.RPQ

Mapcode Global: VHDSS.GNX8

Entry Name: Church of St Simon and St Jude church of St Simon and St Peter

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Last Amended: 27 February 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350908

Location: Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes, MK19

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Castlethorpe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hanslope

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/6 Parish Church of
St Simon and
St Jude (formerly
listed as Church of
St Simon and St Peter)


- I

Parish Church. Late C12 nave and north arcade. C14 chancel, C15 north aisle
and south nave arcade and aisle, west tower after 1729. Coursed rubble
stone with ashlar dressings and ashlar faced west tower. Lead roofs to nave
and aisles, slate to chancel. Chancel has plain sedilia and piscina. Across
chancel arch is lower part of early C17 screen with strapwork pilasters and
late C18 cast iron gate in centre. Nave north arcade of 2 bays C1190. Circular
pier square abacus, capitals with feathery acanthus. Slight chamfer to
pointed arches. South arcade has octagonal pier. West tower with plain parapet
and small corner pinnacles. Arched windows, ironstone arches. Mask keyblock
over arched west door and eroded date tablet. Late C12 octagonal font. Early
C19 pulpit. C19 wall tablets. Nave clerestory of 3 windows. Of nave roof
of 3 bays. C16 aisle roofs. North wall of Chancel. Monuments to Sir Thomas Tyrril
1671 and wife Bridget. Black and white marble. 2 effigies, he reclining.
Pediment, curtains looped to columns. Cartouche.

RCHM II. 79 Mon 1

Listing NGR: SP7990944502

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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