Historic Churches of Buckinghamshire

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

St Mary the Virgin, Clifton Reynes

C of E - Newport Deanery
Local Authority UA:
Milton Keynes UA
Building Location:
Clifton Reynes (1 mile E of Olney)
Nearest Post Code:
MK46 5DT
O/S Map Reference/NGR:
SP 89904 51381
Latitude & Longitude:
52.15340, -0.68734  Map
CofE ACNY Web Site:

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Notable Features:
Norman Lower stages of Tower. The narrow plan of the Nave is undoubtedly Anglo-Saxon.
c1300Effigies - Thomas Reynes (1st) and wife. These are oak effigies in a recess dating from c1340.
c1330Effigy - Ralph Reynes. Oak effigy and part of Table Tomb.
c1330Monument - Thomas Reynes (2nd). Part of Table Tomb.
c1330Effigy - Cecilia Reynes. This is an oak effigy.
c1340Wall Recess Amabel Reynes. The wall recess for Amabel Reynes is now empty.
c1385Table Tomb - Thomas Reynes (3rd) & wife Joan. This is a table tomb with stone effigies.
c1385 Font, octagonal with carved figures.
14C Top of Tower.
c1400 Most of church rebuilt including Arcades and Chancel.
c1428Brass - John Reynes.
c1500Brasses - Unidentified couple.
1752Monument - Alexander Small. Monument is signed by James Andrews. was James Andrews.
1752Bust on Monument - Alexander Small. Bust is by the sculptor Peter Scheemakers. Sculptor was Peter Scheemakers.
1801 N Aisle rebuilt.
1842-43 Restoration.
1883-84 Restoration. was Edward John Tarver.
Images of some of the Notable Features in St Mary the Virgin, Clifton Reynes

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