SU7791 : Fingest church from the east

taken 4 years ago, near to Fingest, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Fingest church from the east
Fingest church from the east
Much of the church is of Norman origin, in particular the west tower, which Pevsner reckons is 27 feet square at its base - wider than the nave.

Nonetheless, the tower's most distinctive feature - its double pitched roof with brick-built gables - is without doubt a much later addition. Pevsner guessed it might date from the 17th century (see the Buckinghamshire volume of 'The Buildings of England') while the Listing Text (compiled in 1955) suggests an 18th or early 19th century date. LinkExternal link

Photo taken on a sunless afternoon in October, with rain threatening.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7765 9114 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.8246N 0:52.7969W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7771 9114
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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