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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 FIRMIN

List entry Number: 1289229

Location

CHURCH OF ST FIRMIN, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Milton KeynesUnitary AuthorityNorth Crawley

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: 397596

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SP 94 SW NORTH CRAWLEY HIGH STREET south side

6/116 Church of St.Firmin 17.11.66 -

- I

Parish Church. Stone with bold mouldings, well carved gargoyles, battlemented parapets and lead roofs. West tower and nave circa ll00, south aisle about 1210, chancel rebuilt 1290, north aisle early C14, screen late C14-early C15, the roofs C15 and clerestory late C15. Chancel has 2 late Early English windows each side, east window similar 3 light. Double piscina Early English. Roof C15 Chancel Screen, timber, 8 bays with much original painting, fan vaulted head, tracery and painted figures of kings and bishops in lower panelling, two in each bay. Nave: South arcade 5 bays, octagonal piers, carved caps. North arcade 4 bays with piers of clustered shafts, moulded caps and bases. 5 3 light windows to clerestory. Nave Roof:Panelled with moulded beams and elaborate bosses and angels on junctions. Trusses supported on tall brackets formed of carved figures. 12 Apostles standing on peacocks, 6 each side. C15. Similar roof in chancel. Font: Early English, octagonal. Cover castellated wood made by T.L. 1640. friend of nave early C16 pews. Box pews mostly C18, a few C17. C18 Pulpit and Royal Arms. Brass, and wall monument on north wall of chancel to Elizabeth Giffard 1687, Other C17 and C18 monuments. Tower: 4 stages, Decorated bell chamber with large decorated windows. Battlemented parapet. Norman below. RCHM II 219 MON 1. -43-

Listing NGR: SP9268644648

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North - Date: 1913 - Volume: 2 - Page References: 219

National Grid Reference: SP 92686 44649

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