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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Addington, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.95 / 51°56'59"N

Longitude: -0.9209 / 0°55'15"W

OS Eastings: 474261

OS Northings: 228493

OS Grid: SP742284

Mapcode National: GBR BZQ.N0Q

Mapcode Global: VHDTJ.070Z

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 13 July 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399377

Location: Addington, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Addington

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Addington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 72 NW ADDINGTON

6/5 Church of St. Mary

13/7/66

GV II*

Parish church. C14 tower, arcades and chancel arch. Restored and
remainder rebuilt by G.E. Street 1857. Coursed rubble stone, tiled
roofs to S. porch and chancel, copper roofs to nave and aisles. W.
tower of three stages with offset diagonal buttresses, battlemented
parapet and 2-light Perpendicular openings to bell chamber. Perpendicular
W. door and 2-light window above. Nave has three round clerestory
windows with C19 tracery. C19 aisles and chancel have decorated windows
under labels with carved stops. Aisles are continued to flank tower.
Steeply gabled S. porch. Lean-to vestry to N. of chancel. Interior:
W. tower has tall 2-centred double chamfered arches to nave and aisles.
Nave of three bays has arcades of two centred chamfered arches
continuous with piers. Similar double chamfered chancel arch with moulded
caps and bases to semi-octagonal shafts. Chancel has pillar piscina of
re-used C12 shaft and capital. Early C17 Flemish glass panels set in
windows, C19 glass in E. window. Other fittings C19. Marble wall
monuments : plaque to Sir John Busby 1705 with bust above and surround
of military trophies; monument to Thomas Busby 1753 by M. Rysbrack with
cherub, broken column and obelisk behind; Anne Busby c.1800 by H. Hopper
of London with weeping woman and urn; other plaques to Busby family.

RCHM II p 53

Listing NGR: SP7426128492

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