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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fleet Marston, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8369 / 51°50'12"N

Longitude: -0.8698 / 0°52'11"W

OS Eastings: 477967

OS Northings: 215966

OS Grid: SP779159

Mapcode National: GBR C14.WCQ

Mapcode Global: VHDV3.W315

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42154

Location: Fleet Marston, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Fleet Marston

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 71 NE FLEET MARSTON

5/5 Church of St. Mary

21.12.67

- II*

Redundant parish church. C12 and C13 nave and chancel, altered C14 and
C15, restored 1868-9. Coursed rubble stone with chamfered plinth and
diagonal off-set buttresses, old tile roofs. N. side of nave has slight
projection at W. end, a large single light window, mostly C19, and a
restored C15 2-light window with tracery. Central door in 2-centred
chamfered arch and rebuilt porch, the porch retaining an old cusped light
to each side. To S. nave has 4-light cusped window with flat head. At W.
end of ridge is a small square bell-cote, rendered, with a gable to each side.
Chancel windows are also much restored, the N. and E. walls each having a
cusped single light, the S. side having one similar window, a 2-light
window with ogee tracery and flat head, and a doorway with 2-centred
chamfered arch. Interior: early C14 chancel arch, slightly 4-centred and
double chamfered, on semi-octagonal piers with moulded capitals. Each
capital has 4 ball-flower motifs. Fine C15 roof to nave has queen posts,
curved braces to collar, and curved wind-braces. Piscina basin in S.
window-sill of chancel, one locker recess. Circular font with tapering basin
on plain stem is probably C13, re-cut. 2 late C18 and C19 memorial tablets.
RCHM I p.158-9


Listing NGR: SP7796715966

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