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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Turville, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.614 / 51°36'50"N

Longitude: -0.8936 / 0°53'37"W

OS Eastings: 476701

OS Northings: 191153

OS Grid: SU767911

Mapcode National: GBR C3T.NXF

Mapcode Global: VHDW2.GPFL

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46834

Location: Turville, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, RG9

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Turville

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Turville

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 79 SE TURVILLE TURVILLE VILLAGE
(south side)

3/182 Church of St. Mary

21.6.55

GV II*

Parish church. Nave originally C12 with C14 chancel; W. tower
completely rebuilt early C16; S. porch probably C18; N. aisle
dated 1733; N. vestry dated 1900. All much restored except for tower.
Flint with stone dressings, rendered chancel, brick N. aisle. Tiled
roofs. W. tower of 2 stages has moulded plinth and string, battlemented
brick parapet with dripmould, and diagonal buttresses. Early C16
openings with 4-centred heads and Tudor hoodmoulds, 2-light to
bell-chamber and W. side, single light to S. W. door with moulded
4-centred arch and hoodmould. N. side of nave has later brick buttresses,
blocked door with pointed chamfered arch, and lunette. S. side has
2 restored 2-light traceried windows, single cusped light to left, and S.
door with pointed arch of 2 orders, the inner roll-moulded, the outer
chamfered. Brick porch with rendered gable. N. aisle has 2 gables to
N., and rusticated brick quoins. C20 door between aisle and vestry.
Chancel has restored Decorated windows similar to S. side of nave: 2 2-light
to S., 3-light to E. Ogee S. door. Interior: tower has semi-circular
niche in N. wall, and C14 chamfered arch to nave. Nave has fine crown post
roof of 4 bays, and C18 2-bay N. arcade with semi-circular arches. C14
chancel arch, 2-centred and chamfered with broad flat soffits. Chancel
completely restored, with cusped piscina, arch to vestry of 1900, and
carved foliage frieze along E. wall. Fittings: medieval tub font;
re-sited C15 carved wooden panel with cusped tracery and rosettes in
tower; 4 C16-C17 pews; some heraldic stained glass in N. aisle.
Monuments: N. aisle has marble monument to members of Perry family c.1740,
with inscription tablets, flanking scrolls, broken cornice,pair of carved
urns and heraldic cartouche. Wall tablet to William Butlin and family
1817.
RCHM I p. 297-298.


Listing NGR: SU7670191153

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