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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: PARISH CHURCH OF ST GILES

List entry Number: 1125011

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST GILES, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireChilternDistrict AuthorityChalfont St. Giles

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44398

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHALFONT ST GILES HIGH STREET 1. 5134 (south-east side) Parish Church of St Giles SU 9993 4/24 22.12.58

GV 2. C13 chancel, north aisle. C14 south aisle, north aisle west bay. C15 north aisle widened and lengthened; chancel arch and south arcade rebuilt. Clerestory and tower C15. North vestry 1861-3, church restored. South porch and organ chamber later C19. Chancel, 3 bay aisled nave and west tower. Flint with stone dressings, lead roofs. C13 double piscina on detached shaft. Octagonal piers to nave arcades and double-chamber arches. Battlemented tower of 2 stages. Nave roof C15 with moulded beams. C13 Perbeck Marble font. Some C15 and C16 poppy head bench ends: Circa 1700 communion rail. Wall paintings of C15 (above chancel arch) and C14 (in south aisle). Several brasses and monuments. Tombchest to Fleetwoode C16. Sir George Fleetwoode, died 1620, good wall monument. Sir Hugh Palliser, died 1796, architectural with urn in front of steep pyramid. VCH III pp 190-2, RCHM I. 79 Monument I.

Listing NGR: SU9910293507

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South - Date: 1912 - Volume: 1 - Page References: 79
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham - Date: 1908 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 190-2

National Grid Reference: SU 99102 93506

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