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Parish Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsey, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7546 / 51°45'16"N

Longitude: -0.9246 / 0°55'28"W

OS Eastings: 474329

OS Northings: 206755

OS Grid: SP743067

Mapcode National: GBR C21.T8R

Mapcode Global: VHDVG.X5L8

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43267

Location: Kingsey, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP17

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Kingsey

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Kingsey

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 70 NW KINGSEY RISBOROUGH ROAD
(north side)

6/326 Parish Church of St. Nicholas

- II

Parish church. 1892-3 by J. Moir in late Perpendicular Gothic style.
Coursed rubblestone with ashlar dressings. Old tile roofs. Spire
shingled. 2 bay chancel with gabled side chapels, 3½ bay nave with
south tower/porch to south of west bay. Chancel has 5-light east
window. Chapels have 2-light window. Nave has 4-centred arched 3-light
windows, 3 to north side, 2 to south. East half-bay of nave has lean-to
addition each side,south one a porch with door, north one with 3-light
window. South 'chapel' is vestry with chimney to gable, north 'chapel'
contains organ. Weathered buttresses. Stone coped gables with kneelers
and Celtic apex crosses. West front has two 2-light windows separated
by weathered buttress. Porch/tower has 4-centred west arch with cusped
panelling above, south 3-light window. Single cusped lights to ringing
chamber. Straight headed 3-light belfry windows with stone louvres.
Tracery tops and moulded heads and jambs. Broach spire. Shallow
buttresses. Stair turret in north east angle. Interior. Chancel has
sedilia to south. 4 centred arches to 'chapels' and chancel arch.
Nave and chancel roofs have arch braced scissor trusses with tracery
spandrels. Memorial tablet to Mrs. Wykeham 1823, and Philip Wykeham
1832. Chancel east windows and nave west window stained glass by Kemp,
1901 and 1924.


Listing NGR: SP7432906755

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