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Latitude: 51.8195 / 51°49'10"N
Longitude: -1.0493 / 1°2'57"W
OS Eastings: 465628
OS Northings: 213854
OS Grid: SP656138
Mapcode National: GBR 9ZR.ZGT
Mapcode Global: VHCXK.RJNK
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Last Amended: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124287
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42396
Location: Brill, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Brill
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Brill
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 6513 BRILL CHURCH STREET
8/15 Church of All Saints
(formerly listed under
21.12.67 The Green)
Parish church. Originally C12, much rebuilt 1888 by J. Oldrid Scott,
retaining C15 tower. Tower and chancel are of rubble stone, remainder
roughcast. Tiled roofs to nave and chancel, lead roofs to aisles, small
leaded spire to tower. W. tower is short in comparison to heightened
nave and is of 2 stages with moulded ashlar parapet, diagonal buttresses
and 2-light traceried openings to bell-chamber and W. side. Nave has
C19 clerestory with 4 bays of cusped roundels. N. aisle built 1839, S.
aisle 1888, both with 4 bays of 2-light traceried windows and both re-
using restored Norman doorways with roll-moulded arches on shafts with
cushion capitals. E. bay of N. aisle is small chapel with shallow
gabled roof and re-used C13 E. window of 4 traceried uncusped lights.
S. aisle has re-used C15-C16 windows to E. and W., and C19 timber gabled
porch. Chancel entended to E. C19, with C19 3-light traceried E. window
below re-used pair of C15 cusped lights. S. side has 2 C19 ogee lights
and small doorway; N. side has restored cusped lancet and small blocked
window with semi-circular head. Interior: low wide double-chamfered
arch to tower with deeply splayed semi-circular head of C12 window above.
C19 nave arcades of 4 bays, C19 roofs to nave and aisles. S. aisle has
semi-circular arched recess with similarly arched piscina, and another
piscina with octagonal shaft. Narrow mid C13 chancel arch with traces of
paintings on the soffit. 2 C17 roof trusses to chancel, both with curved
queen posts, the W. truss with elaborate pendant in central cusped arch,
dated 1639. Fittings: C17 chair inscribed 'I G Thomas Pavier' in chancel;
C17-C18 turned baluster rails and chest in S. chapel; heptagonal C15 font
with traceried panels; elaborate wooden font cover by Canon Vernon Staley
c.1914. Monuments: small brass inscription tablet to John and Mabil Hood
c,1540 in chancel; marble tablet with pilaster strips, cornice, base and
armorial crest to Mary Belson 1715, on W. wall of nave.
RCHM I p. 62-64.
Listing NGR: SP6562813854
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