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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Radnage, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6748 / 51°40'29"N

Longitude: -0.8646 / 0°51'52"W

OS Eastings: 478604

OS Northings: 197949

OS Grid: SU786979

Mapcode National: GBR C32.XYC

Mapcode Global: VHDVW.Y5RF

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46611

Location: Radnage, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Radnage

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Radnage

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 79 NE

2/132 Church of St. Mary



Parish church. Late C12-early C13, with C14 and C15 alterations.
Flint with stone dressings and lead roofs. Nave, narrow central tower
and chancel, C15 S. porch, C20 vestry to N. of nave. Nave has C14
2-light traceried windows, 2 to S., one to W. and one to E. One S.
window completely restored c.1980. W. bay probably a C15 addition with
diagonal buttresses. Other C19 brick buttresses to N. and S.
Unmoulded S. doorway in porch with moulded 4-centred arch and cusped
lights to sides. Porch roof has arched wind-braces and embattled
cornice. Central tower of 2-stages has narrow lancets to lower stage,
and wider altered lancets to bell-chamber. Below upper lancets to E.
and W. are other partly blocked openings with arched heads. Blocked
doorway with small window to S., slight staircase projection to N.
Chancel has eaves raised in brick, and 2 bays of C14 2-light traceried
windows, one to N. mostly blocked. Series of 3 widely spaced narrow
lancets to E, with taller central light. Simple whitewashed interior,
the nave with traces of C13 figured wall-paintings and early C17 texts in
painted cartouches. Fine C15 nave roof with embattled tie beams and
wall-plates, slender arch-braces, and traceried spandrels. Unmoulded
2-centred arches with moulded imposts to tower, the E. arch with painted
ashlaring and consecration crosses. E. windows of chancel have deep
splays with C13 paintings of figures in cusped niches, the central
window with Christ enthroned at apex. Shaped piscina, chamfered aumbry.
Rough medieval font, C18 panelled pulpit. Re-sited brass to William
and Sebell Este 1534.
RCHM I p. 274-5.

Listing NGR: SU7860497948

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