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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 MARY

List entry Number: 1289532

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, HARDMEAD ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Milton KeynesUnitary AuthorityHardmead

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: 396953

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History

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Details

SP 94 NW HARDMEAD HARDMEAD ROAD North side

3/40 Church of St.Mary

17.11.66

I

Parish church, made redundant. C13-C15, restored C19. Stone. W. tower, nave with clerestory and aisles, S. porch and chancel. Flat lead roof to nave and aisles, tiles to chancel with stone coped E. gable. Unbuttressed C13 tower with traceried belfry windows, battlemented parapet. Plain parapets to aisles, battlemented to nave, C14 and C15 traceried windows. C15 S. porch, chancel has E. window and 2 windows each side with C14 Decorated tracery. Interior nave of 2 bays with C14 quatrefoil piers, capitals of S. arcade of earlier date than N. Wide C14 tower arch, old roof. timbers in aisles. Fittings Font C15 carved with tracery. Organ early C19 gothic style. Bench ends C15. Monuments In N. aisle wall monument to Francis Catesby 1636 small reaumbent effigy above an inscription panel and 3 small kneeling figures on the wall behind, framed by Corinthian columns supporting entablatures broken forward over columns and semi-circular broken pediment with coat of arms in tympanum with scroll finial. The monument stands as a deep moulding broken forward under columns and supported on console brackets. Brass to Francis Catesby 1556 and at W. end of N. aisle wall tablet with oval panel nesting on a console bracket with floral swags at top and central cartouche of arms. Chancel: C19 white memorial tablets to members of Shedden family including one with gothic columns and cusped top commemorating Robert Shedden who died 1849 on his yacht Nancy Dawson after his unsuccessful search for Sir John Franklin. Relief carving of the yacht below the tablet.

RCHM II p 139 MON 1

Listing NGR: SP9349947687

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 93500 47687

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