Historic Churches of Buckinghamshire

Historic Churches of Buckinghamshire is a project launched in 2018, with only a few churches included at the moment.

St Michael, Chenies

C of E - Amersham Deanery
Local Authority to 2020:
Chiltern District Council
Local Authority UA:
Bucks UA (Chesham & Villages)
Building Location:
Off the Village Green, Chenies (4 miles E of Amersham)
Nearest Post Code:
O/S Map Reference/NGR:
TQ 01573 98362
Latitude & Longitude:
51.67485, -0.53245  Map
Church Web Site:
CofE ACNY Web Site:

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Notable Features:
NormanNorman font (Aylesbury type).
15CChurch Rebuilt.
15CSome wooden angels bearing shields survive from the 15C roof.
†1469Brass to John Walilton and 2 wives.
late 15CS Arcade, S Aisle Windows, Chancel Arch.
†1484Brass to Lady Cheyne and her 2nd husband.
†1494Brass to Richard Newland, Rector 1483-94.
†1510Brass to Lady Phelip.
†1511Brass to Agnes Johnson.
†1524Brass to Elizabeth Broughton.
1861-2Restoration. Architect was Henry Clutton.
1866-7Further restoration. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1886-7Hammerbeam roof, part of restoration. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1895-6S Aisle extended for an Organ Chamber. Architect was Alfred J Pilkington.
1556Bedford Chapel added on N side.
1617Family Vault added below Bedford Chapel.
1861-2Family Vault extended to the North. Architect was Henry Clutton.
1886-7Bedford Chapel and Vault extended to the West. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1886-7Hammerbeam roof on Bedford Chapel. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1906-7Bedford Chapel extended to the East and North, with a new Aisle. Architect was George Frederick Bodley.
14C-21CThe Russell monuments and hatchments are not currently listed here. The Bedford Chapel is private, however the monuments are splendid and very important.
Images of some of the Notable Features in St Michael, Chenies

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