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Description: Ruins of Old Church of St Mary Magdalen (650 Metres to West of Mill Farm)
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157630
OS Grid Reference: TQ0084598669
OS Grid Coordinates: 500845, 198669
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6777, -0.5429
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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)
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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Source: English Heritage
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