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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42634

Location: Drayton Beauchamp, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

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

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Listing Text


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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