Historic Churches of Buckinghamshire

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


St Lawrence, Chicheley

Denomination:
C of E - Newport Deanery
Local Authority UA:
Milton Keynes UA
Building Location:
Hall Lane, Chicheley (2 miles NE of Newport Pagnell)
Nearest Post Code:
MK16 9JH
O/S Map Reference/NGR:
SP 90455 45861
Latitude & Longitude:
52.10369, -0.68075  Map
Church Web Site:
CofE ACNY Web Site:

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Notable Features:
early 14C Nave.
early 14C N Arcade and Aisle.
15C Central Tower. The tower possibly replaced an earlier central tower.
16C Clerestory.
†1558Brass - Anthony Cave & his wife.
c1560Brass - Cave, (first name uncertain). Skeleton in Shroud.
1576Monument - Cave, Anthony & his wife. Anthony Cave died in 1554, the monument was erected in 1576. Sculptor was Thomas Kirby.
†1635Monument - Sir Anthony Chester & his wife.
†1697Monument - Sir Anthony Chester.
†1704Monument - Ann Chester, wife of Sir John.
1708 Chancel rebuilt in a Classical style. Built in memory of Sir John Chester's first wife, Anne Wollaston. Maker was James Oldfield. Mason working for Sir John Chester
c1710 Chancel Furnishings. Maker was Francis Baxter. Carpenter working for Sir John Chester.
19CMonumental Tiles - Chester family members. Unusual Monumental Tiles.
1904 Rood (on Ringing Gallery). Designer was John Ninian Comper.
1909 New Vestry. Architect was Edward Swinfen-Harris.

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