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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9347 / 51°56'5"N

Longitude: -0.9757 / 0°58'32"W

OS Eastings: 470521

OS Northings: 226743

OS Grid: SP705267

Mapcode National: GBR BZV.L4V

Mapcode Global: VHDTH.1MKP

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 13 July 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399880

Location: Steeple Claydon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Steeple Claydon

Built-Up Area: Steeple Claydon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: The Claydons

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 72 NW STEEPLE CLAYDON QUEEN CATHERINE ROAD
(north side)

4/116 Church of
St. Michael
13.7.66

GV II*

Parish church. C14 chancel, nave altered C15 and heightened C16-17.
Restored 1842 and 1875 by Sir G.G. Scott and J. Oldrid Scott.
C19 transepts, N. aisle, S. porch and W. tower. Coursed rubble
stone with brick to transepts and E. wall of nave. Tiled roofs
coped gables. Tower of 3 stages in Decorated style with broach
spire and stair turret to N.E. S. wall of nave has 2 C15 paired
cusped lancets with flat hoodmoulds and clerestory of C16-C17
rectangular windows with paired arched lights. N. wall' of nave
has C19 clerestory of 2-light windows with ogee tracery, hidden by
steeply gabled roof of N. aisle, Similar windows to N. aisle.
Transepts have re-used Perpendicular 3-light windows with ogee
tracery and carved head label stops to N. and S. S. transept
has mid C18 memorial plaques set in W. and S. walls. Chancel has
Decorated 2-light windows, 2 to S., one to N, C19 vestry to N. in
angle with transept. Small door to S. dated 1631. Decorated E.
window of 3 lights has flowing tracery. Interior: C19 N. arcade
of nave has 3 bays of chamfered arches on octagonal piers with
moulded caps, C19 chancel arch on triple shafts. Aumbry, piscina
and sedile in form of window seat, all restored Q19, C19 roofs.
All Cl9 work in Decorated style with naturalistic carved foliage
caps. Fittings: C15 octagonal font with C17 cover; C15 pews,
restored; C17 pulpit, other fittings C19, Monument to Sir Harry
and Lady Eliza Verney with marble profile medallions dated 1839
by Kummel.

RCHM II p. 272.


Listing NGR: SP7052126743

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