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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7101 / 51°42'36"N

Longitude: -0.85 / 0°50'59"W

OS Eastings: 479555

OS Northings: 201890

OS Grid: SP795018

Mapcode National: GBR C2Q.MYD

Mapcode Global: VHDVQ.780V

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46505

Location: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP27

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton

Built-Up Area: Princes Risborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Bledlow with Saunderton and Horsenden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 70 SE
1/25 Church of St. Mary


- II*

Parish church. Rebuilt 1888-91, incorporating restored C14 windows
and doorways. Flint with stone dressings, tiled roofs, shingled bell-
tower, timber-framed porch. 2-bay nave with bell-tower set in W.
bay, 2-bay chancel, N. vestry, S. porch. 2-light traceried windows,
mostly with Y tracery, the nave with similar 3-light window to N. and
single cusped light over main W. window. C19 3-light traceried E. window;
pair of lights with 4-centred heads and Tudor hoodmould in S. wall of
chancel. Moulded S. doorway with carved head label stops; small
blocked N. doorway with chamfered arch and label; small blocked doorway
to S. of chancel. Bell-tower has louvred openings and pyramidal roof.
Interior: timber frame of bell-tower is probably C15 with crossed braces.
Cusped piscina. C19 roofs. Fittings: C12-C13 font, a smaller version of
the "Aylesbury" type with fluted bowl, carved foliage frieze, part of
cable moulding, and later base; screen incorporating medieval traceried
panels; small medieval floor tiles re-set in vestry; 2 C18-C19 painted
texts; C19 glass and other fittings. Small brass with half-figure of
Isabella Saunterdon.

Listing NGR: SP7955501890

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

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