Historic Churches of Buckinghamshire

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


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Index of Fonts

Fonts - As we cannot include all Church Fonts, those listed here are selected for their importance by sculptor or designer, or possibly the age, size, design, or unusual character of the font.


 37 churches with 38 Fonts

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St Mary the Virgin Addington 1856-8: Font. A new font was fitted as part of the Restoration work. Designer was George Edmund Street.

St Mary Amersham 15C: Font, moved from Norfolk. Preedy fitted a new font in the 1870s. In the 1980s it was replaced by the present 15C font that came from the Norfolk church of Crownthorpe, which was being converted to a house.

St Mary Ashendon 12C: Font, plain bowl.

St Michael & All Angels Aston Clinton 1867: Font. The font probably dates from 1867 when the Nave was restored.

St Peter Astwood 14C: Font. Plain octagonal bowl with various designs on a square base. The S side includes a Staffordshire Knot which can represent arms crossed in prayer.

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St Mary Aylesbury Norman: Font (the Aylesbury Font after which the others of the type are named).

St Mary & All Saints Beaconsfield, Old 1869: Font, a gift from the descendants of Edmund Waller.

St James the Great Bierton Norman: Font.

Holy Trinity Bledlow Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

St Paul Bledlow Ridge 1868: Font. David Brandon.

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All Saints Bow Brickhill Perp: Font.

All Saints Brill 14C : Font.

All Saints Buckland 13C: Font, a late version of the Aylesbury type.

St Simon & Jude Castlethorpe Perp: Font.

St Giles Chalfont St Giles 13C: Font.

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St Peter Chalfont St Peter 1854: Font. Designer was George Edmund Street.

St Nicholas Chearsley Early 13C: Font, a late version of the Aylesbury type.

St Michael Chenies Norman: Norman font (Aylesbury type).

St Mary the Virgin Clifton Reynes c1385: Font, octagonal with carved figures.

All Saints Coleshill 1861: Font. Designer was George Edmund Street.

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St Nicholas Cuddington 12C: Font.

St Peter & Paul Dinton Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

St Mary Magdalene Great Hampden Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

St Nicholas Great Kimble Norman: Norman font (Aylesbury type).

St Peter & Paul Great Missenden Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

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St Mary Haddenham Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

All Saints Hulcott 1861-1863: Font (new bowl on older base). Designer was George Edmund Street.

St Peter Ilmer c1350: Piscina.

14C: Font, has been modified since being made. Cover is late 17th Century.

St John Evangelist Lacey Green 1871: Font of Caen Stone. Designer was John Pollard Seddon.

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St Mary Linslade, Old (N of town) Norman: Norman font (Aylesbury type).

St John the Baptist Little Missenden Norman: Norman font (Aylesbury type).

St Mary Ludgershall Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

St Dunstan Monks Risborough Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

St Mary the Virgin Pitstone Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

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St Mary & St Nicholas Saunderton Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

St Mary the Virgin Weston Turville Norman: Font (Aylesbury type).

All Saints Wing Norman: Font Base only, (Aylesbury type).
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