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Church of St Margaret and Linking Wing to Biddlesden Park House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Biddlesden, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0535 / 52°3'12"N

Longitude: -1.0783 / 1°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 463295

OS Northings: 239862

OS Grid: SP632398

Mapcode National: GBR 9X0.B5M

Mapcode Global: VHCWD.8N93

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret and Linking Wing to Biddlesden Park House

Listing Date: 13 July 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396029

Location: Biddlesden, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, NN13

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Biddlesden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Biddlesden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


2/16 Church of St Margaret
and link wing to
Biddlesden Park House


Formerly chapel to Biddlesden Park house. Plaque above doorway inscribed
Henry Sayer DD 1735. Chequered brick with stone chamfered quoins, moulded
eaves cornice, window and door dressings. Hipped tiled roof. S. front:
one storey, 5 bays. Tall leaded windows with semi-circular arched heads
in Gibbs surrounds. Central panelled door in similar square-headed surround
with triple keyblock, pulvinated frieze and pediment. One similar window
to E. end. W. front continued to N. providing passage to house. 2 storeys
and attic with first floor stone band course. 7 bays. Centre bay has blind
stone arch with round window in pediment above. Remaining bays have blind
windows to ground floor and upper left hand bay, paired casements to first
floor, all with cambered arched heads and keyblocks. 2 dormers. Octagonal
wooden bellcote to centre. Interior: original fittings include communion
table, rails and pulpit; panels of Creed and Commandments in carved gilt
frames flanking E. window; . gallery of 2 orders, Doric below, Ionic above;
marble baluster font; Royal Arms 1723; panelled dado. C19 and early C20

Listing NGR: SP6329539862

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