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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5534 / 51°33'12"N

Longitude: -0.8407 / 0°50'26"W

OS Eastings: 480474

OS Northings: 184472

OS Grid: SU804844

Mapcode National: GBR C4N.J8M

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.C6XZ

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46995

Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Medmenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Medmenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 88 SW
(west side)
8/111 Church of St. Peter and
St. Paul
Parish church. Nave is mid C12 with late C15 fenestration; early C15
W. tower; chancel c.1480; all much restored C19; N. transept rebuilt
and N. vestry added 1925. Flint and chalk block, the tower part
roughcast. Tiled roofs. W. tower is of 3 stages with battlemented
parapet, diagonal buttresses, and stair projection with slit windows
at S.E. corner. 2-light traceried openings to belfry, small cusped
lancets below, Perpendicular 3-light traceried W. window over
moulded doorway. Nave has restored late C15 2-light windows with
ogee tracery, flat heads and Tudor hoodmoulds, 3 to south, 2 to north.
N. side of nave also has semi-circular chalk arch blocked with brick,
and lower walls are part rebuilt in brick. S. door has slightly
chamfered semi-circular arch with later moulded imposts, and C19-C20
gabled timber porch. Chancel has restored traceried windows with
arched heads, 2-light to N. and S., 3-light Perpendicular to E.
Restored S. door. Interior: tall tower arch of 2 orders, with waved
and hollow chamfering, the inner order on semi-octagonal piers with
moulded caps; chamfered 2-centred niche, formerly stoup; nave roof
with slight plain king posts possibly late C15, double chamfered arch
to N. transept; C19 hammerbeam screen to chancel; restored piscinae
in chancel and S. wall of nave. Early C19 marble wall tablets.
C19 fittings. Chancel glass by Willement.
RCHM I p. 254-255.

Listing NGR: SU8047484472

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