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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 NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1311260

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, RISBOROUGH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireWycombeDistrict AuthorityGreat and Little Kimble

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

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: 46336

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History

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Details

SP 80 NW GREAT AND LITTLE KIMBLE RISBOROUGH ROAD

2/66 Church of St Nicholas

21.6.55

- I

Parish Church. C13 and C14, very much restored by J. P. Seddon 1876 when most exterior stonework was renewed and chancel aisles rebuilt. Flint with ashlar dressings, lead roofs to nave and nave aisles, tiled roofs to chancel and chancel aisles. W. Tower, nave, aisles, C19 S.porch, and aisled chancel. C14 W. tower of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, carved head corbel table, chequered battlemented parapet, and 2-light traceried openings to bellchamber. W.side has moulded doorway, 2-light traceried window and cusped single light above. Nave has similar parapet, C19 carved head gargoyles, and 3-bay clerestory with cusped windows, single light to N., 2-light to S. Aisles with chequered moulded parapets, the S.aisle with flat-headed.2-light traceried windows, the N.aisle with paired cusped lights. Chamfered N.door; double chamfered S.door in porch with cusped ogee light over similar arch. Chancel aisles have 2 bays of grouped lancets, door to S, and E. lancets with carved hoodmould stops. 3-light traceried E.window with carved head hoodmould stops. Interior: triple chamfered arch to tower. C13 4-bay nave arcade of double chamfered arches with moulded broach stops on octagonal piers with moulded capitals. Original stone roof corbels but nave roof restored 1929. Chancel arch with 2 moulded orders on piers with attached shafts amd moulded capitals. Chancel has 2 bay arcades to aisles with Cl9 double chamfered arches, the central piers with clustered shafts. E. Window hasdlaft to each jamb. Fittings: very fine C12 "Aylesbury" font with fluted bowl, carved foliage frieze and scalloped base; medieval chest; medieval tiles re-set in wall of N. chancel aisle (now vestry and organ chamber); C17 altar table, now in S. aisle; 2 C17 chairs with incised decoration; E. window with stained glass dated 1844, by Sir R. F. Russell, It was at a meeting in this church that John Hampden led the refusal to pay ship money. Highly graded for font.

RCHM I p. 165-166 Mon. 4.

Listing NGR: SP8254805971

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South - Date: 1912 - Volume: 1 - Page References: 165-166

National Grid Reference: SP 82547 05966

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