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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 MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

List entry Number: 1125743

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireWycombeDistrict AuthorityHughenden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 46570

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Details

HUGHENDEN HUGHENDEN PARK SU 89 NE

4/90 Church of St. Michael and all Angels. 21.6.55

GV II*

Parish church. Originally C14, almost totally rebuilt 1875 by Sir A.W. Blomfield. Knapped flint with stone dressings and tiled roofs. N.W. tower, nave, S.porch,N. aisle, N. chapel now vestry, and chancel. In decorated style with arched traceried windows. Tower is of 3 stages with set back buttresses, battlemented parapet and pyramidal roof. Each side has pair of large 2-light openings to bell-chamber; W. side has moulded doorway and lancet windows. Nave has 4-light W. window, one 3-light and 2 2-light windows to S., and a moulded S. door in steeply gabled porch. C20 extension to N. aisle with row of leaded lights. N. chapel has 2-light window to N. and 3-light E. window with old tracery. Chancel has 2 2-light windows to S. and a 3-light window to E. Interior: C19 N. arcade of 3 bays with octagonal piers; similar chancel arch; 2-light windows to original outer wall of N. aisle; 2 C15 moulded arches between chancel and N. chapel, the central octagonal pier with painted shields on capital; C14 ogee piscina; C19 roofs and painted decoration in chancel. Fittings: C13 cylindrical font with trefoil arcade and foliage frieze; C17 altar table in N. aisle; richly carved marble pulpit of 1891, with figures of archangels in ogee niches; C19 glass including Disraeli memorial in E. window, and N.W. window commemorating Queen Victoria's escape from assassination 1882. Monuments: Queen Victoria's monument to Benjamin Disraeli 1882, with profile portrait carved by R.C. Belt, on N. wall of chancel; monument to Thomas Lane 1621 on S. wall of chancel with small carved figure kneeling at reading desk; medieval cadavre with open shroud in 4-centred arch in N. chapel; 2 medieval effigies of knights in N. chapel, one on E. window sill, the other cross-legged and embellished C16; 3 early C16 slabs with low relief figures of fake medieval knights, supposedly of the Montfort and Wellesbourne families, also in N. chapel, one in a 4-centred arched recess. RCHM I.p.209-210. MON. 2.

Listing NGR: SU8642195526

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South - Date: 1912 - Volume: 1 - Page References: 209-210
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 4 Buckinghamshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SU 86421 95526

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