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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6299 / 51°37'47"N

Longitude: -0.7507 / 0°45'2"W

OS Eastings: 486564

OS Northings: 193084

OS Grid: SU865930

Mapcode National: GBR D54.P10

Mapcode Global: VHDW4.X9ZB

Plus Code: 9C3XJ6HX+XP

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 45992

Location: Abbey, Buckinghamshire, HP11

County: Buckinghamshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: High Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: High Wycombe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text



Church of All Saints

SU 8693 SE 2/24 9.1.54

Originally Norman, rebuilt 1273, heightened and altered C15. The tower, originally over the crossing, was rebuilt at the west end circa 1521-35 under supervision of a certain Roland Messenger; cornice, parapet and pinnacles added circa 1755 by Henry Keene. Restored by G E Street, 1873-5, and by J 0ldrid Scott 1889-9. Impressive architectural wall, monument in north chapel to 1st Earl of Shelburne, 1754 by Scheemakers. Other monuments include one to Sophia Countess of Shelburne, 1771 by Agostino Carlini in south chapel, Shrimpton monument by Westmacott, 1784. The church is long with slender pillars to arcades of lofty nave. South porch of circa 1275.

Church of All Saints, Churchyard Gates together with No 2, The Antelope Public House, No 5 and No 6 form a group with Nos 1 to 3 (consec) High Street.

Listing NGR: SU8657393084

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

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