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Ruins of Old Church of St Mary Magdalen (650 Metres to West of Mill Farm)

A Grade II Listed Building in Chenies, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6777 / 51°40'39"N

Longitude: -0.5429 / 0°32'34"W

OS Eastings: 500845

OS Northings: 198669

OS Grid: TQ008986

Mapcode National: GBR G7H.MLL

Mapcode Global: VHFSJ.J3V5

Entry Name: Ruins of Old Church of St Mary Magdalen (650 Metres to West of Mill Farm)

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157630

Location: Chenies, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP5

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chenies

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Flaunden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

FLAUNDEN CHENIES BOTTOM
TQ 09 NW (North side)

Ruins of old Church of St Mary
8/103 Maqdalen (650m to west of Mill Farm)
26.1.67 (formerly listed as Ruins of the
old parish church)

- II

Parish church, now a ruin. Early C13, abandoned in 1838 when new church
of St. Mary Magdalen built in village (q.v). Flint with stone dressings.
On the extreme southern-most edge of the Parish, almost in the County of
Buckinghamshire. It was a small building with the plan of a Greek cross
probably built about 1230. After 1838 fell into ruins, but a substantial
portion remained in 1910. All that now exists is a portion of flint
rubble walling hidden in the midst of a coppice on the edge of the River
Chess. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Herts no. 15). (RCHM(1911)89-90 No.1:
VCH(1908)227: Kelly(1914)101: Pevsner(1977)143).


Listing NGR: TQ0084598669

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