List entry

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 MARY

List entry Number: 1124655

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireChilternDistrict AuthorityChesham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 43532

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

820/2/1 CHURCH STREET 10-NOV-51 (North side) CHURCH OF ST MARY

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1. 967 CHURCH STREET (North Side) Church of St Mary SP 9501 NE 2/1 {10,ll.51.}

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2. C12 north transept window. C13 nave and aisles, chancel arch widened. Mid C14 tower, chancel and south aisle rebuilt. C15 clerestorey and south porch. Flint and stone, slate and lead roofs. Mediaeval parish church of Chesham. Latin cross plan with tower over crossing, clerestorey to nave, south porch C15. Considerably restored 1868-9 by G G Scott. Glass in 2 small windows by Burne-Jones. Several monuments of interest: to John Cavendish, 1617; to Nicholas Skottowe by John Bacon, 1792; with obelisk in south transept, to Mary Whichcote,1726. South aisle brass, 1670. Room over porch. VCH, III, 214-5.

Listing NGR: SP9566501522

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham - Date: 1908 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 214-5

National Grid Reference: SP 95669 01522

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