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Record details

BCC record ID:0192500000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Medieval church, minster and churchyard decaying from seventeenth century and rebuilt on new site in eighteenth century
Grid Reference:SP 69370 33600
Parish:

BUCKINGHAM, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • MINSTER? (11th Century to 13th Century - 1000 AD to 1299 AD)
  • PARISH CHURCH (Demolished 1776 11th Century to 18th Century - 1000 AD? to 1776 AD)
  • CHURCHYARD (11th Century to 21st Century - 1000 AD? to 2099 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?Yes
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Yes

Full description

Plan Form - CRUCIFORM
BUCKINGHAM CHURCH PROBABLY A MINSTER, ENDOWED WITH GAWCOTT MANOR (B5).
OLD CHURCH A C13 CRUCIFORM BUILDING, IN CHURCHYARD SSW OF PRESENT CHURCH (B3-4).
SPIRE FELL 1698 & AGAIN ON 26/3/1776 (B2-3).
REBUILT ON NEW SITE (CASS 4040). NGR CHURCH SITE (B6).
TOWER PROB ANGLO-SAXON (CF BRIGSTOCK, BARNACK, E BARTON)(B7).
Annotated plan of original church superimposed on 1881 1st edition 25" OS map of churchyard and showing possible site of St Rumbold's tomb and shrine (B10).
Largely negative watching brief carried out by Mike Farley in February 2003 during digging of a hole for a comemorative plaque (B12).
Guide book (B13).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley. 1992. 1992 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP69443370. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2000. Oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP69403360. Yes.
<1>Bibliographic reference: WILLIS B 1755 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF BUCKINGHAM PP61FF; PLATE AT FRONT-ISPIECE SHOWS THE ORIGINAL .
<2>Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 PP577-580.
<3>Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP235-6.
<4>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P71.
<5>Bibliographic reference: PAGE W 1916 SOME REMARKS ON THE CHURCHES OF THE DOMESDAY SURVEY IN ARCHAEOLOGIA"66P95".
<6>Bibliographic reference: OS 1959 6IN (1:10560).
<7>Article in serial: BLAIR J THE LOST LATE ANGLO-SAXON CHURCH TOWER AT BUCKINGHAM IN ANTIQUA-RIESJOURNAL"(FORTHCOMING)(19.
<8>Bibliographic reference: HAGERTY R P 1988 THE BUCKS SAINTS RECONSIDERED. 3: ST RUMWOLD (RUMBOLD) OF BUCKINGHAM IN RECSOFBUCKS.
<9>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P487.
<10>Graphic material: Rodney Shirley (Buckingham Society). 2001. Shirley R 2001 Annotated plan of church superimposed on 1881 25" OS map.
<11>Graphic material: George Bickham. The North View of Buckingham, undated engraving by George Bickham.
<12>Unpublished document: Michael Farley Archaeology. 2003. Report on a watching brief at the site of the old Church and churchyard of St Peter and St Paul, Buckingham.
<13>Bibliographic reference: Warren Whyte. 2008. The History and Architecture of the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul Buckingham.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC16321: Watching brief

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Images

Old Churchyard, Buckingham  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOld Churchyard, Buckingham  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOld Churchyard, Buckingham  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOld Churchyard, Buckingham  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOld Churchyard, Buckingham  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council