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:
Norman Norman font (Aylesbury type).
15C Church Rebuilt.
15C Some wooden angels bearing shields survive from the 15C roof.
†1469Brass - John Walilton and 2 wives.
late 15C S Arcade, S Aisle Windows, Chancel Arch.
†1484Brass - Lady Cheyne and her 2nd husband.
†1494Brass - Richard Newland. He was the Rector from 1483 to 1494.
†1510Brass - Lady Phelip.
†1511Brass - Agnes Johnson.
†1524Brass - Elizabeth Broughton.
1861-2 Restoration. Architect was Henry Clutton.
1866-7 Further restoration. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1886-7 Hammerbeam roof, part of restoration. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1895-6 S Aisle extended for an Organ Chamber. Architect was Alfred J Pilkington.
1556 Bedford Chapel added on N side.
1617 Family Vault added below Bedford Chapel.
1861-2 Family Vault extended to the North. Architect was Henry Clutton.
1886-7 Bedford Chapel and Vault extended to the West. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1886-7 Hammerbeam roof on Bedford Chapel. Architect was Alexander Macpherson.
1906-7 Bedford Chapel extended to the East and North, with a new Aisle. Architect was George Frederick Bodley.
14C-21C The 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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