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Latitude: 51.7983 / 51°47'54"N
Longitude: -0.694 / 0°41'38"W
OS Eastings: 490160
OS Northings: 211884
OS Grid: SP901118
Mapcode National: GBR D38.CC1
Mapcode Global: VHDVD.X2H6
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124210
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42634
Location: Drayton Beauchamp, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Drayton Beauchamp
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Drayton Beauchamp
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 91 SW DRAYTON BEAUCHAMP CHURCH LANE
6/68 Church of St. Mary
Parish Church. Mainly C15 but re-using C13 and C14 material, restored
C19. Flint with clunch blocks, used in chequer on tower; later
limestone dressings, bands of ironstone alternating with clunch ashlar
to chancel. Lead roofs. West tower, aisled nave with clerestory, N. porch
and chancel, all with battlemented parapets. Mainly square headed
windows, 3-light with hoodmoulds to C16 clerestory, cusped lights to C15
belfry and aisle windows; 4-centred arched windows with cusped lights,
to side of Chancel, 5-light square headed E. window. Interior 4-bay
arcaded nave, S. aisle E. window has a sill carved with frieze of quatrefoils
and shields. C15 timber roofs. Fittings: C12 tub font with arcading, old
seats at W. end of nave. Glass in E, window, original C15 stained glass made
to fit the window, ten Apostles. N. window of chancel has panel of C15
stained glass . Brasses in chancel to 2 Knights, both C14, and one to a
priest 1531. Monument in chancel to Lord & Lady Newhaven d.1728 & 32, by
William Woodman the Elder (c.1654-1731) "one of the most outstanding monuments
in England" (Gunnis). Reredos background with Corinthian columns and an
open scrolled pediment with semi-reclining figure on a grey sarcophagus
against a grey obelisk. Seated figure of Lady Newhaven to RH of the white
base of the monument; to the LH the coronet on a cushion.
RCHM I p.135. MON.1.
Listing NGR: SP9015811885
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