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 CECILIA

List entry Number: 1288520

Location

CHURCH OF ST CECILIA, CHURCH END

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireAylesbury ValeDistrict AuthorityAdstock

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 399462

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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

SP 7330 ADSTOCK CHURCH END

10/7 Church of St. Cecilia

13/7/66

I

Parish Church. Nave C12 altered C15. Chancel and S porch C14; W. tower C15. Re-roofed late C16, restored C19, modern vestry to N. of tower. Coursed rubble stone, lead roof to nave, tiled chancel and porch. W. tower of two stages: tall lower stage has plinth, diagonal off- set buttresses, irregular slit windows, and 2-light decorated window to W.; top stage has restored quoins and 2-light openings to bell-chamber, arched with blind tracery to S., battlemented parapet and cast iron weathervane. Nave has ironstone quoins to corners, angle buttresses and battlemented parapet. SE. corner has small ironstone sanctus bellcote. Two bays of large 3-light Perpendicular windows with transoms. S. porch has moulded C14 arch, restored. S. doorway has moulded 2-centre arch on C12 base with imposts and capitals to shafts carved with heads, foliage and scalloped ornament. N. doorway is C12 altered: moulded label with large carved head stops over carved panel with later ogee arch. Chancel has 2-bays of 2-light Decorated windows, those to W. lower and transomed. 3-light Decorated E. window. Interior: tower and chancel arches triple chamfered. Cusped piscina. C15 octagonal font with carved panels on moulded base. Early C17 altar table. Other fittings and glass C19. Cartouche 1720 to 3 Thomas Egertons, rectors, on S.wall of nave.

RCHM II pp. 54-5



Listing NGR: SP7351030111

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North - Date: 1913 - Volume: 2 - Page References: 54-5

National Grid Reference: SP 73509 30110

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