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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Haversham-cum-Little Linford, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.077 / 52°4'37"N

Longitude: -0.7937 / 0°47'37"W

OS Eastings: 482768

OS Northings: 242753

OS Grid: SP827427

Mapcode National: GBR CZN.Q5C

Mapcode Global: VHDT0.6284

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351002

Location: Haversham-cum-Little Linford, Milton Keynes, MK19

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Haversham-cum-Little Linford

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Haversham with Little Linford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

LINFORD Haversham

7/97 Parish Church of St. Mary


- I

Parish Church. C12 nave, late C12 tower. C13 chancel rebuilt, south
aisle C14, but enlarged circa 1340. North aisle of C13 enlarged c1360.
C14 south porch. Nave clerestory C15. Coursed rubblestone with limestone
dressings lead roofs except to south porch which has old tile roof.
2 bay chanel with curvilinear decorated 3-light east window, other chancel
windows 2-light, south ones with square heads. South east chapel has
C17 straight mullion square head east window. Flowing decorated aisle
windows. 2-light square headed clerestory windows to 3 bay nave. Norman
west window with chevron outer order on columns with volute capitals.
Tower has 2-light openings within round arch, battlemented parapet.
South porch has small east trefoiled window. Interior: Chancel arch of
chamfered orders, c1325. South nave arcade of 2 chamfered orders,
octagonal piers and moulded capitals. East respond has knot corbel.
North nave arcade c1360 as south but with moulded label and head
stops. Piscina and aumbry in chancel. In south chapel piscina with
trefoiled ogee heads. C14. 2 niches in nave east wall. North aisle
benches, C16 with cut poppy heads to bench ends. Stained glass. South
aisle, west end window and chancel north side, west window 1496, figures
including St. John Baptist. In south chapel east window fragments of
figures and cross, C15. East window by J.T. Micklethwaite circa 1890.
Brasses. Alice Payn 1427 and John Maunsell, 1605, a skeleton, in chancel.
Monuments: In chancel north wall canopied alter tomb of c1390. Alabaster
effigy of a lady, chest has south side divided into 6 trefoiled panels
with carved spandrels. Angel with tablets and its centre 2 panels, men
incivilian dress. Stone recess has openwork cusping and ogee gable.

[RCHM II 143 MON 1]

Listing NGR: SP8276642751

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

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