TQ0198 : Chenies Manor

taken 7 years ago, near to Chenies, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

This is 1 of 6 images, with title Chenies Manor in this square
Chenies Manor
Chenies Manor
The West Range of Chenies Manor (ahead to the right) is thought to date from c.1420 from Sir John Cheyne's time, while the South Range (end on to the left) was added c.1526 by John Russell the 1st Earl of Bedford.
See also TQ0198 : Chenies Manor - South Range (courtyard side) and TQ0198 : Chenies Manor - South Range - south (outward) side as well as shared description below:
Chenies Manor

Chenies Manor is the original ancestral home of the Russell family who became the Dukes of Bedford and moved to the more palatial Woburn Abbey. The original owner (and builder) of the manor however was Sir John Cheyne from whom the village (and manor) gets its name.
Although the Dukes of Bedford relocated to Woburn, the family are still interred in the magnificent mausoleum attached to Chenies Church - Note: While the church is regularly open to the public, the mausoleum which is the private property of the Russell family, is not.
Chenies Manor, is, not surprisingly EH Grade I listed LinkExternal link
It is open to the public Wednesday and Thursday during the summer - for more details, see their own website here LinkExternal link


Chenies is a village in the very eastern part of south Buckinghamshire, near the border with Hertfordshire The village is dominated by Chenies Manor, a Tudor Manor House and its associated church, The villages has two pubs, but no other services. Many of its buildings are listed buildings, see LinkExternal link

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Rob Farrow and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ0198, 132 images   (more nearby search)
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 5 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 8 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 015 983 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.4691N 0:31.9855W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 015 983
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 34 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
thumbs up icon