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:
NormanLower stages of Tower. The narrow plan of the Nave is undoubtedly Anglo-Saxon.
c1300Effigies of Thomas Reynes (1st) and wife. These are oak effigies in a recess dating from c1340.
c1330Effigy and part of table tomb of Ralph Reynes. This is an oak effigy.
c1330Part of table tomb of Thomas Reynes (2nd).
c1330Effigy of Cecilia Reynes. This is an oak effigy.
c1340Wall recess for effigy of Amabel Reynes.
c1385Complete table tomb of Thomas Reynes (3rd) and wife Joan. This is a stone monument.
c1385Font, octagonal with carved figures.
14CTop of Tower.
c1400Most of church rebuilt including Arcades and Chancel.
c1428Brass of John Reynes.
c1500Brasses to unknown couple.
1752Monument to Alexander Small. Monument is signed by James Andrews. was James Andrews.
1752Bust on monument to Alexander Small. Sculptor was Peter Scheemakers.
1801N Aisle rebuilt.
1883-84Restoration. was Edward John Tarver.
Images of some of the Notable Features in St Mary the Virgin, Clifton Reynes

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