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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Chesham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7043 / 51°42'15"N

Longitude: -0.6169 / 0°37'0"W

OS Eastings: 495669

OS Northings: 201523

OS Grid: SP956015

Mapcode National: GBR F5W.0VW

Mapcode Global: VHFS9.8F6B

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 10 November 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43532

Location: Chesham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP5

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chesham

Built-Up Area: Chesham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Chesham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


820/2/1 CHURCH STREET
10-NOV-51 (North side)
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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1.
967 CHURCH STREET
(North Side)
Church of St Mary
SP 9501 NE 2/1 {10,ll.51.}

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C12 north transept window. C13 nave and aisles, chancel arch widened. Mid C14
tower, chancel and south aisle rebuilt. C15 clerestorey and south porch. Flint
and stone, slate and lead roofs. Mediaeval parish church of Chesham. Latin cross plan with tower over crossing, clerestorey to nave, south porch C15. Considerably restored 1868-9 by G G Scott. Glass in 2 small windows by Burne-Jones. Several monuments of interest: to John Cavendish, 1617; to Nicholas Skottowe by John Bacon, 1792; with obelisk in south transept, to Mary Whichcote,1726. South aisle brass, 1670. Room over porch. VCH, III, 214-5.

Listing NGR: SP9566501522

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