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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in Lillingstone Dayrell with Luffield Abbey, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0523 / 52°3'8"N

Longitude: -0.9729 / 0°58'22"W

OS Eastings: 470528

OS Northings: 239822

OS Grid: SP705398

Mapcode National: GBR BYH.6VX

Mapcode Global: VHDSX.3P12

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 13 July 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400126

Location: Lillingstone Dayrell with Luffield Abbey, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Lillingstone Dayrell with Luffield Abbey

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: North Buckingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


3/63 Church of St.



Parish Church. Retains Norman tower and chancel arch, otherwise
mostly C13 with C19 N. aisle, organ chamber, vestry and restorations
by G.E. Street 1868. Rubble stone, tiled roof. Tower of three
stages with double lancets to bell-chamber. S. aisle has two-
light Decorated window to left, 3-light Perpendicular window with
flat hood-mould to right and 3-light window with reticulated tracery
in E. wall. S. door is Early English with roll mouldings to arch
on shafts with moulded caps and bases. C15 porch. N. aisle has
paired lancets. Chancel has lancets, round headed to exterior and
paired to E. with incised ornament in spandrels. 3-light E. window
has geometric tracery. Interior: Norman arch to tower with single
lancet over. Nave of three bays with double chamfered arches on
octagonal piers with moulded caps and carved head corbels to W. end.
Low Norman arch to chancel. N. wall of chancel has arch to organ
and tomb recess under depressed pointed arch with two tracery bars
resting on corbel with carved head below. S. wall has continuous
hood-mould over piscina, sedilia, tomb recesses and low window to W.
Arcade has shafts with nailhead ornament to moulded caps. Chancel
has fine roof with wall posts, arched braces to collar, curved
struts and wind-braces. Modern fittings. Monuments: elaborate
table tomb with recumbent effigies of Paul and Dorothy Dayrell
1571; brasses to Richard Blakysley, rector, 1493 and to Paul
and Elizabeth Dayrell 1491; wall tablets to Elizabeth Dayrell 1679
and Paul Dayrell 1690.

RCHM II pp 167-169

Listing NGR: SP7052739822

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