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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

Dalton, John and Hiller, Jon and Reeve, S Church of St Mary the Virgin, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In February 2000 the OAU undertook a watching brief at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire (NGR SP 697 091), during the excavation of test pits prior to the installation of a new drainage system around the church. One sherd of medieval and several pieces of post-medieval window glass were recovered from deposits within the test pits. Lead window frame (cames) were also found; these are also probably post-medieval in date. A brick wall offset from the church wall may have been part of a vault, disturbed when the brick drain was constructed around the church. A watching brief on the drain trenches revealed little further information beyond the burial vault; but details of the foundations of the church were significant and while mostly confirming the known history of the church suggested that the transepts may have originated as smaller chapels.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Buckinghamshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:3748
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:07 Jun 2018 08:02
Last Modified:07 Jun 2018 08:02

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