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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6353 / 51°38'7"N

Longitude: -0.696 / 0°41'45"W

OS Eastings: 490345

OS Northings: 193753

OS Grid: SU903937

Mapcode National: GBR D56.JVJ

Mapcode Global: VHDW5.W5F5

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46894

Location: Chepping Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP10

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Chepping Wycombe

Built-Up Area: High Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Tylers Green

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 99 SW
3/8 Church of St. Margaret
Parish church. 1854, by David Brandon. Chancel altered and extended
to E. 1932; N. vestries added 1922; bell tower 1889. Flint with Bath stone
dressings and plain tile roofs. Nave, S. porch, chancel, vestries and
bell-tower. Coped gables, off-set buttresses. W. end of nave has 2-light
window with plate tracery and narrow shafts, stepped string course, and
gabled bell-cote. 5 bays of lancet windows with carved foliage hoodmould
stops to N. and S. Gabled S. porch with double chamfered arch and
carved head hoodmould stops. Chancel has shallow lean-to extension on
S. side with 4-light window, each light with a 4-centred head, and
3-light traceried windows in N. and S.sides of E. extension. E. end has
round window with geometric tracery, and re-sited carved foundation stone with
coat-of-arms. Vestries with arched traceried windows attached to N.
Bell-tower, rising from corner of N. vestry, has tall wooden belfry with
wooden tracery, louvres and pyramid roof. Both bell-tower and chancel
have ornamental gablets to buttresses. Interior: carved angel corbels to roof;
double-chamfered chancel arch on corbel shafts with richly carved caps and
bases; stone pulpit with angle shafts.
(Miles Green, The History of St. Maegaret's Church, Tylers Green, 1984).

Listing NGR: SU9034593753

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