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 Wall Paintings

Wall Paintings - These can include early decoration, from Saxon and Norman times, as well as biblical scenes from the medieval period, which were usually obscured in the Puritan era. They can also be text, particularly from the 17C, and later illustrative or purely decorative work. On this website it will also include ceiling decorations.


 9 churches with 13 Wall Paintings

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St Michael & All Angels Aston Clinton 14C : Wall Painting. Fragment of Wall Painting on S wall of Chancel.

St James the Great Bierton 14C: Fragments of Wall Paintings.

Holy Trinity Bledlow 13C, 14C, 15C: Many fragments of Wall Paintings.

St Lawrence Broughton (MK) c1410 onwards: Wall Paintings.

St Giles Chalfont St Giles c1330: Wall Paintings in S Aisle.

16C: Battlement design over Chancel Arch.

17C: Text Panels over Chancel Arch.

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St Mary Chesham Dec: Wall Painting. On NW pier of tower, showing a Bishop.

1970: Wall Painting. Over the chancel Arch. 10 scenes representing Holy Week. They are actually painted on canvas. Artist was John Ward.

St Mary & Nicholas Chetwode late 13C: Painted decoration under E window. It has been overpainted at a later date.

St Thomas Colnbrook 1885: Frescoes on Chancel Walls. Artist was Wyndham Hughes.

1990s: Wall Paintings on Chancel E & N walls. Painted by the Vicar. Artist was Rev Peter Abrahams.

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St John Evangelist Lacey Green 1882: Painting of Chancel vaulted ceiling. Dated by the Artists' Signatures.
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Historic Churches of Buckinghamshire

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