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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

List entry Number: 1115832

Location

CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Milton KeynesUnitary AuthorityWeston Underwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351172

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Details

SP 85 SE WESTON UNDERWOOD HIGH STREET (south east side)

1/264 Parish Church of St.Lawrence

17.11.66

- I

Parish church. C12 nave, mid C13 aisles and west bays of nave, c1380 chancel, c1400 nave arcade east bays and clerestory, mid C15 porch and west tower. Stone rubble with stone dressings. Slate roofs to nave and chancel, lead to aisles, porch old clay tiles. 2 bay - chancel, 4 bay aisled nave, west tower and north porch. Chancel east window of 3-lights with elaborate tracery and moulded label. 2 north and south windows each of 2-lights with quatrefoils. Nave aisles have towards each end flat headed 3-light windows with trefoiled ogee lights and tracery. On south side between these is C13 doorway with chamfered Jambs and label with grotesque head stops. North door C14 with moulded jambs and plain label. Porch outer entrance has moulded jambs and label, in each side wall a single trefoiled light. Clerestory has on each side 3 windows, each of 2 trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil and plain label. West tower of 2 stages, lower stage has diagonal west buttresses and west door of 2 chamfered orders and 2-light window above. 2-light belfry windows of 2 cinquefoiled lights and tracery. Battlemented parapet and C18 ogee leaded cupola with wrought iron weather vane. Interior: Chancel has aumbry to north and piscina to south with cinquefoil head and octofoil basin. Chancel arch of c1330 of 2 chamfered orders,triple shafts and moulded caps and bases. Lood stair entry to left in nave. Nave arcade of 2 chamfered orders with octagonal or circular moulded caps. Aisle roofs have some old principals with curved wall brackets. other ceilings flat. Octagonal font C15 on base with traceried panels in each of which is shield. C17 font cover, communion table and communion rails, the last with twisted balusters. Brasses. John Olney, c1400, on north aisle wall, marginal inscriptions with evangelist symbols to corners and shield within. South aisle wall brass effigies to Elizabeth wife of Sir Walter Hungerford and Secondly of Sir Roger Throckmorton, and her 5 daughters. She died in 1571. On south aisle east wall Throckmorton family monument, C17.Panelled Corinthian pilasters, broken entablature and scroll pediment with central cartouche of arms, standing on base mould with curved scroll brackets under pilasters and fringed drapery and cherub's head between. East window has c1300 stained glass. 3 upper lights have censing angels flanking Christ, and 6 light below have a bishop and 5 Apostles. Medieval glass also in upper lights of 2 chancel north windows and west window of south side. RCHM II 316 MON 1

Listing NGR: SP8636350365

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North - Date: 1913 - Volume: 2 - Page References: 316

National Grid Reference: SP 86363 50366

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