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Record details

BCC record ID:0123301000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Historical records of possible hermitage on site of St Leonard's church, built in the thirteenth century
Grid Reference:SP 91000 07060
Parish:

CHOLESBURY-CUM-ST. LEONARDS, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • HERMITAGE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1499 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

CHURCH OF ST. LEONARD, ANCIENTLY APPENDANT TO ASTON CLINTON CHURCH. SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN ORIGINALLY BUILT ON SITE OF HERMITAGE OR CELL BELONGING TO MISSENDEN ABBEY, AND FOUNDED C.1278. REBUILT AFTER CIVIL WAR BY CORNELIUS WOOD (B1). NOTE THAT CHURCH BUILT C15, BUT WAS RESTORED C17 (B2-8).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: LIBSCOMB 2 PP 93-95.
<2>Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP 90-91.
<3>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P318.
<4>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P20.
<5>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 SIX INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
<6>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 90 NW 10 (NOT RETAINED).
<7>Bibliographic reference: LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HIST ORIC INTEREST: BUCKS 2/58.
<8>Bibliographic reference: SCRIMGEOUR G E JUNE 1987.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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