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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 ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1125254

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, WILLEN ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Milton KeynesUnitary AuthorityMilton Keynes

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: 45867

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History

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Details

SP 83 NE MILTON KEYNES WILLEN ROAD west side

4/80 Church of All Saints

17.11.66

I

Parish Church. C12 origins, mostly Cl4 probably built by Walter Keynes d1330. Coursed stone, plain parapets plastered, with carved grotesques, mostly of reptiles in base mould, buttressed, the buttresses at W. end of nave with ogee headed niche, tympanum of E. gable with restored niches, tile roof. The church consists of chancel with N. aisle, nave, S. porch, and tower at N.E. corner of nave. The chancel arch and E. wall of nave are late C.12 the remains of an older church. The roof and parapets were rebuilt C.19 and the interior restored. The chancel has good Decorated sedilia and piscina and a priest's door, and is divided from the N. aisle or chapel by an arcade of 2 bays. This chapel, probably the chantry of Philip Aylsbury d.1349, has an ogee piscina and an old octagonal font. The nave has three windows and door on the S. side, two windows, door and tower arch on N. side. All the windows have interesting Decorated tracery. The font is C.19 and there is a Georgian carved and painted wood Royal Arms panel, also a chained bible 1613. The S. door has a hood mould with ball flower ornament and free-hanging tracery in the arch. Beside this door is a Holy Water stoup. The S. porch has open arcading of 3 bays on each side, the arches with tracery. The tower has 3 stages, a battlemented parapet and wrought iron weather vane on N.E. corner. In the chancel is a brass with effigy to Adam Babyngton, Rector, 1427 and there are wall monuments to C.18 rectors and one to William Wooton D.D., Rector 1693-1727, probably the builder of the Rectory. According to Browne Willis the N. chapel became a school in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. RCHM II p.199. MON.1.

Listing NGR: SP8877839166

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

National Grid Reference: SP 88774 39167

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