TQ0198 : Chenies Manor - South Range - south (outward) side

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

Chenies Manor - South Range - south (outward) side
Chenies Manor - South Range - south (outward) side
A view from a detached part of Chenies' St Michael's churchyard looking at the windowless southern fašade of the South Range of Chenies Manor.
Although windowless, this fašade is far from being featureless with its five crow-stepped bays and huge array of Elizabethan brick chimneys.
See also TQ0198 : Chenies Manor, TQ0198 : Chenies Manor - South Range (courtyard side) and shared description below:
Chenies Manor

Chenies Manor is the original ancestral home of the Russell family who became the Dukes of Bedford and moved to the more palatial Woburn Abbey. The original owner (and builder) of the manor however was Sir John Cheyne from whom the village (and manor) gets its name.
Although the Dukes of Bedford relocated to Woburn, the family are still interred in the magnificent mausoleum attached to Chenies Church - Note: While the church is regularly open to the public, the mausoleum which is the private property of the Russell family, is not.
Chenies Manor, is, not surprisingly EH Grade I listed LinkExternal link
It is open to the public Wednesday and Thursday during the summer - for more details, see their own website here LinkExternal link

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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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Place (from Tags)
Chenies 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0153 9831 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.4637N 0:31.9857W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0157 9829
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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