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Church of St Botolph

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bradenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6668 / 51°40'0"N

Longitude: -0.8037 / 0°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 482834

OS Northings: 197126

OS Grid: SU828971

Mapcode National: GBR D4P.FN3

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.0CZK

Entry Name: Church of St Botolph

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Last Amended: 21 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46549

Location: Bradenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Bradenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Bradenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BRADENHAM BRADENHAM VILLAGE
SU 89 NW

3/69 Church of St. Botolph

21.6.55

GV II*

Parish church. Nave originally c.1100, with C15-early C16 W. tower;
N. chapel added 1542 by William, second Lord Windsor; chancel rebuilt
1863-5 by G.E. Street; C19 S. porch. Flint with stone dressings, the
N. chapel rendered. W. tower is of 2 stages with diagonal buttresses,
moulded parapet, paired lights with 4-centred heads to bell-chamber,
and similar single light to S. side. W. side has 3-light Perpendicular
window over moulded doorway with depressed arch and Tudor hoodmould.
Canted stair projection on N. side. Nave has 2 bays of C14-C15
2-light traceried windows, very much restored. Romanesque S. doorway with
inner and outer roll-mouldings, flanking half-columns, blind tympanum, and
lintel with diaper and cable ornament. Chancel has traceried windows, one
2-light to S. and 3-light to E. N. chapel has W. door with moulded
4-centred arch, terracotta panel with stag's head, partly blocked entry to
crypt, and windows with 4-centred heads, 2 2-light to N., 3-light to E.
Interior has wide unmoulded arch to tower and C19 double-chamfered chancel
arch. C19 piscina, sedilia and arches to N. chapel. 1742 altar, early
C20 communion rails by Canon Vernon Staley, C20 screen and rood. Some
C16-C17 heraldic glass in N. chapel, 1887 Jubilee window in tower. Other
fittings C19 and C20. Black and white marble monument with caryatids in
N. chapel, in memory of Charles West, 1684, attributed to William Kidwell.
RCHM I.p.61-62. Records of Bucks XV p.34.


Listing NGR: SU8283497126

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