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Church of St Cecilia

A Grade I Listed Building in Adstock, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9646 / 51°57'52"N

Longitude: -0.9315 / 0°55'53"W

OS Eastings: 473509

OS Northings: 230110

OS Grid: SP735301

Mapcode National: GBR BZH.Z57

Mapcode Global: VHDT9.SWX9

Entry Name: Church of St Cecilia

Listing Date: 13 July 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399462

Location: Adstock, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Adstock

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Adstock

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 7330 ADSTOCK CHURCH END

10/7 Church of St. Cecilia

13/7/66

I

Parish Church. Nave C12 altered C15. Chancel and S porch C14;
W. tower C15. Re-roofed late C16, restored C19, modern vestry to N.
of tower. Coursed rubble stone, lead roof to nave, tiled chancel and
porch. W. tower of two stages: tall lower stage has plinth, diagonal off-
set buttresses, irregular slit windows, and 2-light decorated window to W.;
top stage has restored quoins and 2-light openings to bell-chamber,
arched with blind tracery to S., battlemented parapet and cast iron
weathervane. Nave has ironstone quoins to corners, angle buttresses and
battlemented parapet. SE. corner has small ironstone sanctus bellcote.
Two bays of large 3-light Perpendicular windows with transoms. S. porch
has moulded C14 arch, restored. S. doorway has moulded 2-centre arch on
C12 base with imposts and capitals to shafts carved with heads, foliage
and scalloped ornament. N. doorway is C12 altered: moulded label with
large carved head stops over carved panel with later ogee arch. Chancel
has 2-bays of 2-light Decorated windows, those to W. lower and transomed.
3-light Decorated E. window. Interior: tower and chancel arches triple
chamfered. Cusped piscina. C15 octagonal font with carved panels on
moulded base. Early C17 altar table. Other fittings and glass C19.
Cartouche 1720 to 3 Thomas Egertons, rectors, on S.wall of nave.

RCHM II pp. 54-5

Listing NGR: SP7351030111

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