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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Worminghall, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7673 / 51°46'2"N

Longitude: -1.0703 / 1°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 464252

OS Northings: 208031

OS Grid: SP642080

Mapcode National: GBR B0J.07G

Mapcode Global: VHCXR.DVJ2

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42533

Location: Worminghall, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Worminghall

Built-Up Area: Worminghall

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Worminghall

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


7/152 Church of St. Peter and
St. Paul


Parish church. Nave originally Norman, with C14 chancel and C15
tower, very much rebuilt C19. C19 S porch and N. vestry. Rubble
stone, tiled roofs. W. tower of 2 stages has renewed battlemented
parapet, angle buttresses, stair projection at S.E. corner, 2-light
openings to bell-chamber, and 3-light traceried window to W. Nave
has 2 2-light traceried windows with flat heads and C19 simplified
Norman doorway to N. S. side has C19 2-light cusped window, large restored
lancet, and restored Norman doorway with 2 orders of slightly chamfered
arches, the inner on shafts with carved scroll leaf caps and moulded
bases. Chancel has traceried windows, 2-light to N. and S., 3-light to
E. Lean-to vestry to N. Interior: double-chamfered arch to tower.
Nave has small piscina with stop-chamfered arch in S. wall, and arched
opening from pulpit to chancel on N. side of E. wall. Restored Norman
chancel arch with unmoulded semi-circular arch and piers with
carved capitals on narrow attached shafts. C19 cusped niche in
chancel with dogtooth ornament to sides, carved angels and flat head.
Trefoil piscina, C19 roofs. Fittings: bowl and stem font, possibly C15;
restored C17 pews; carved wooden panel with bishop's mitre and coat-of-arms.
Other fittings and glass C19. Brass to Philip King, 1592, with inscription
verse, and panel showing kneeling figures of King, wife and 12 children.
RCHM I p. 324-5.

Listing NGR: SP6425208031

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