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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7658 / 51°45'56"N

Longitude: -0.9267 / 0°55'36"W

OS Eastings: 474165

OS Northings: 208003

OS Grid: SP741080

Mapcode National: GBR C21.6JR

Mapcode Global: VHDV8.WWG6

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43123

Location: Haddenham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP17

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Haddenham

Built-Up Area: Haddenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Haddenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(south side)

6 and 11/186 Parish Church of St. Mary



Parish church. Probably C12, but mostly early C13. Coursed rubblestone
with ashlar dressings. Old tile roofs. Chancel, nave of 4 bays and west
tower. North and south aisles widened in C14. North porch C14. North
east chapel rebuilt late C15. South east chapel largely reconstructed.
C19 east triplet of lancets; lancets to chancel side walls. Aisles with
flowing C14 tracery to 2 north and central south windows, other windows
C15, west one on south with flat head. North east chapel with C15 4-
centre arched windows, 3-light to east, 5-light to north. West wall of
aisles with trefoil windows. West Tower of 3 stages, lowest with set back
buttresses. C13 window with modern lancets to middle stage. 5 bay
arcades to belfry stage, 2nd and 4th as belfry windows. Parapets to
roofs, except crenellated north porch with doors of 1637 (inscribed
'G.V., T.C. 1637'). Interior: Arches of 2 chamfered orders into chancel,
chapels, nave arcades, 3 orders to tower arch, the outer 2 dying into
the jambs. Moulded capitals. C18 coved plaster nave ceiling. C14
roof above. Font Mid C12 in form of fluted bowl with dragon frieze.
C15 traceried screens into north east chapel and tower, probably part of
rood screen. Pews with C15 poppy head bench ends. 3 piscinae, that to
north-east chapel with diaper ornament. C15 stained glass in north east
chapel east window, apostle figures and fragments. 3 small brasses in chancel.
Wall monuments: 1627 Richard Beake, north-east chapel, Corinthian columns
and entablature; 1677 John Marriott, chancel, oval with enriched foliage
frame and arms over; 1702 Mary and Thomas Rose, nave south aisle, tablet with
cornice and putto to apron.
RCHM I. 176. MON.1.

Listing NGR: SP7416208002

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