Monument record 0240502000 - OLD CHANTRY CHAPEL

Summary

Historical records of hospital used as a chantry from the thirteenth century and as a school from the sixteenth century to the twentieth century

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • SCHOOL (13th Century to Modern - 1200 AD to 1945 AD)
  • CHANTRY CHAPEL (13th Century to Modern - 1200 AD to 1945 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Length 1400 cm Height 0550 Width 0600
Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
CHANTRY, ORIGINALLY PART OF ST JOHN'S HOSPITAL?(B9, B5).
BUILDING GRANTED TO HOUSE OF ST THOMAS OF ACON, LONDON, POSSIBLY 1219-68; THEY MADE IT A CHANTRY, DEDICATED TO ST JOHN THE BAPTIST & ST THOMAS OF ACON. BECAME A LATIN GRAMMAR SCHOOL IN 1546; CEASED TO BE A SCHOOL 1907 (B9).

Sources (2)

  • <5>SBC7169 Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES D & HADCOCK RN 1971 (2ND EDN) MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS HOUSES OF ENGLAND & WALES PP316, 348.
  • <9>SBC8267 Unpublished document: W L Matthews. 1989. THE NATIONAL TRUST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY: AYLESBURY, THE KING'S HEAD etc.

Location

Grid reference SP 69573 34023 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish BUCKINGHAM, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC1357)

Record last edited

Nov 20 2012 3:28PM

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