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 Reredos

Reredos - A Reredos is a Screen at the back of an Altar, which can be in various materials, or a combination of materials. They can be various sizes, and with various amounts of ornamentation, from very simple through to extremely elaborate.


 11 churches with 12 Reredos

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St Mary Amersham 1971: N Chapel Reredos. Designer was Sebastian Comper.

St Mary Aylesbury 1891: Reredos. Designer was John Loughborough Pearson .

Holy Trinity Bledlow late 18C: Reredos, now in S Aisle. Designer was John Gwynn.

late 18C: Painting, part of Reredos now in S Aisle. Artist was Samuel Wale.

St Peter Burnham c1865: Reredos, ornate of stone.

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St Giles Chalfont St Giles c1889: Reredos (wood). Designer was Charles Eamer Kempe.

St Peter Chalfont St Peter 1854: Reredos (stone). Designer was George Edmund Street.

St Giles Cheddington c1870: Reredos. Maker was James Powell & Sons.

St Mary & Nicholas Chetwode early 17C: Painted Triptych with Bible Quotes.

St Thomas Colnbrook 1883: Reredos. Maker was Hallidays of Eton.

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St Nicholas Cuddington 1857: Reredos. Designer was George Edmund Street.

St Peter Ilmer 1860: Reredos. Made of Bournemouth stone inlaid with Porphry and Marble. Designer was George Edmund Street.
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