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


List entry Number: 1215097



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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireAylesbury ValeDistrict AuthorityLillingstone Dayrell with Luffield Abbey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 400126

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3/63 Church of St. Nicholas



Parish Church. Retains Norman tower and chancel arch, otherwise mostly C13 with C19 N. aisle, organ chamber, vestry and restorations by G.E. Street 1868. Rubble stone, tiled roof. Tower of three stages with double lancets to bell-chamber. S. aisle has two- light Decorated window to left, 3-light Perpendicular window with flat hood-mould to right and 3-light window with reticulated tracery in E. wall. S. door is Early English with roll mouldings to arch on shafts with moulded caps and bases. C15 porch. N. aisle has paired lancets. Chancel has lancets, round headed to exterior and paired to E. with incised ornament in spandrels. 3-light E. window has geometric tracery. Interior: Norman arch to tower with single lancet over. Nave of three bays with double chamfered arches on octagonal piers with moulded caps and carved head corbels to W. end. Low Norman arch to chancel. N. wall of chancel has arch to organ and tomb recess under depressed pointed arch with two tracery bars resting on corbel with carved head below. S. wall has continuous hood-mould over piscina, sedilia, tomb recesses and low window to W. Arcade has shafts with nailhead ornament to moulded caps. Chancel has fine roof with wall posts, arched braces to collar, curved struts and wind-braces. Modern fittings. Monuments: elaborate table tomb with recumbent effigies of Paul and Dorothy Dayrell 1571; brasses to Richard Blakysley, rector, 1493 and to Paul and Elizabeth Dayrell 1491; wall tablets to Elizabeth Dayrell 1679 and Paul Dayrell 1690.

RCHM II pp 167-169

Listing NGR: SP7052739822

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North - Date: 1913 - Volume: 2 - Page References: 167-169

National Grid Reference: SP 70528 39821


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