SP7611 : The tower of St Peter & St Paul’s, Dinton, built about 1340

taken 29 years ago, near to Dinton, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

The tower of St Peter & St Paul’s, Dinton, built about 1340
The tower of St Peter & St Paul’s, Dinton, built about 1340
Details of this 12th century church are at LinkExternal link and of its architectural history at LinkExternal link. This is where the regicide Simon Mayne of Dinton Hall SP7611 : Dinton Hall and its history was buried in 1661 after his death in the Tower of London. His clerk, John Biggs, “the Dinton Hermit” SP7709 : “The Dinton Hermit” – Inn sign at Ford near Dinton and probably the King’s executioner, followed him into the graveyard in 1696. Neither are commemorated in the church, although Simon and his sister Colubery get a mention on their parents' memorial of 1628 SP7611 : Dinton church memorial 1628. Also see Article about Simon Mayne at: LinkExternal link , and Gallery at: Link
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Date Taken
1994   (more nearby)
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Monday, 25 August, 2008
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Church   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 766 110 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.5606N 0:53.3752W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 767 110
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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