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Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shabbington, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7554 / 51°45'19"N

Longitude: -1.0356 / 1°2'8"W

OS Eastings: 466662

OS Northings: 206745

OS Grid: SP666067

Mapcode National: GBR B0K.WGW

Mapcode Global: VHDVF.04CM

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43298

Location: Shabbington, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Shabbington

Built-Up Area: Shabbington

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Shabbington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

west side

5/357 Parish Church of St. Mary

- II*

Parish church. Parts of nave and chancel circa 1100. Chancel remodelled
c1340. Nave windows c1340, mostly restored, late C15 west tower.
Limestone rubble with dressed quoins. North wall of nave has much
cllOO herringbone rubble. Old tile roofs. Two bay chancel, 4 bay nave,
west tower, and C19 north porch. Chancel has 3-light east window with
intersecting tracery. East bay has window of 2 trefoiled lights with
a quatrefoil and tracery. Y tracery to south west window. North west
has low side window cills,chamfered jambs and square head. Nave has
two 2-light windows, the north east one with moulded caps to nook
shafts and moulded rere arch inside. Doorways between, the north one with
evidence of c1100 round arched doorway above. Chancel and nave north walls
with herringbone coursing. West tower of one stage with 2 sloping west
buttresses. Diagonal stair turret at south west. Embattled parapet.
West door and west window of 3 cinquefoiled lights and tracery. Ringing
chamber has small square-headed windows. Bell chamber has 2-light
square headed windows. Interior: Chancel has C19 panelled wagon roof
with wall-posts on heavy stone corbels. C18 wall tablets on west wall
above chancel arch of 2 continuous square chamfered orders. Herringbone
masonry on north part of chancel west wall. 4 bay C15 nave roof has moulded
wall plate 4 rough tie beams and queen posts. At east end a short bay has
2 cambered tie beams with wall brackets and curved braces, probably to form
canopy over the Rood. Boarded at a lower level than the rest of the
roof. Font. Plain octagonal bowl on tapering stem. C14? Piscina in
chancel with cinque foil head, stone shaft, original drain. C15. Pulpit
dated 1626. Hexagonal with plain moulded panels. Simple carved frieze.
Arms of George III on south wall. Raised and fielded panelling to walls of
nave to dado level. Screen in tower arch of C17 panelling.
RCHM I. 277. MON.1.

Listing NGR: SP6666206745

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