TQ0198 : St Michael's church, Chenies from beside the manor

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

St Michael's church, Chenies from beside the manor
St Michael's church, Chenies from beside the manor
This photograph of St Michael's church in the village of Chenies was taken from the gravel path immediately to the east of TQ0198 : Chenies Manor - South Range (courtyard side)
The church is EH Grade I listed LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) and dates from the C15th though it was heavily restored in the Victorian period. Attached to it on its northern side is the Bedford Chapel which contains the funerary monuments of the Earls and latterly Dukes of Bedford. This is a private chapel not open to the public.
The church itself houses a good example of the Aylesbury Fonts (see shared descriptions below and images e.g. TQ0198 : "Aylesbury" Font in St Michael's, Chenies)
See also TQ0198 : Church of St Michael, Chenies
Churches housing "Aylesbury" Fonts

Note there is a separate Shared Description for the fonts themselves LinkExternal link
This is a photo-linking snippet about the churches that house them.
Note: The number of these fonts is reckoned as either 22 or 23 as the example at Wing retains only its base.

The following 23 churches contain "Aylesbury" fonts - though the final one (at Wing) retains only its base.

Aylesbury, Bucks - St Mary's - C13th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Barton-le-Clay, Beds - St Nicholas - C12th-15th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Bledlow, Bucks - Holy Trinity - C12th-13th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link
Information and photos of the church (local parish website) LinkExternal link

Buckland, Bucks - All Saints - C13th-16th - EH Grade II* LinkExternal link Church websites LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link

Chearsley, Bucks - St Nicholas - C12th-13th - EH Grade II* LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Chenies, Bucks - St Michael - C15th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link Attached to the church is the Bedford Chapel LinkExternal link the family mausoleum of the Russell family, Dukes of Bedford. It is not normally open to the public.

Dinton, Bucks - SS Peter & Paul - C12th-15th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Duston, Nhants - St Luke - C12th-14th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Eydon, Nhants - St Nicholas - C13th-14th - EH Grade II* LinkExternal link (with 14 other listed monuments etc in is churchyard) Church website LinkExternal link

Flitwick, Beds - SS Peter & Paul - C12th,14th & 16th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Great Hampden, Bucks - St Mary Magdalen - C13th-15th - EH Grade II* LinkExternal link Church on bridleway not road. Church website LinkExternal link
Adjacent to magnificent Hampden House ( Grade I LinkExternal link )

Great Kimble, Bucks - St Nicholas - C13th-14th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Victoria Histories entry LinkExternal link Church website (minimal) LinkExternal link

Great Missenden, Bucks - SS Peter & Paul - C14th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Haddenham, Bucks - St Mary the Virgin - C12th-13th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Houghton Regis, Beds - All Saints - C14th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Little Missenden - St John the Baptist - C10th-14th (Saxon core) - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Ludgershall - St Mary the Virgin - C14-15th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Monks Risborough - St Dunstans - C14th-15th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Old Linslade, Beds* - St Mary's - C12th,14th&15th (Norman core) - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Pitstone - St Mary the Virgin - C13th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Redundant church in care of CCT LinkExternal link

Saunderton - SS Mary & Nicholas - C19th after C12th-14th church destroyed by fire. - EH Grade II* LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Weston Turville - St Mary the Virgin - C13th-15th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church website LinkExternal link

Wing - All Saints - (Only base remains) - C10th - EH Grade I LinkExternal link Church dating back to Saxon period with famous Saxon crypt. Church website LinkExternal link

*(Old Linslade used to be in Bucks)

Chenies

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

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Sunday, 5 April, 2015   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 9 April, 2015
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Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
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Chenies 
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Church 
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WGS84: 51:40.4848N 0:31.9503W
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