Monument record 0240201001 - 7 CHURCH ST (CEELY HOUSE)


Sixteenth century wall painting uncovered when house converted into a museum extension

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • WALL PAINTING (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)


During renovation work, N room on 1st floor was found to have a virtually intact pre-reformation wall painting of a repeating geometrical scheme of painted decoration in black & white (further description & illus). Dating revised following the discovery of an identical wall painting probably by the same artist in a 16th century building at Albany, near Tring (B7).

Sources (1)

  • <7>SBC15147 Article in serial: John Chenevix Trench & Pauline Fenley. 1991. 'THE COUNTY MUSEUM BUILDINGS, CHURCH STREET, AYLESBURY', IN RECS OF BUCKS 33 PP1-43. Vol 33.


Grid reference SP 81765 13848 (point)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Historic building recording (EBC11775)

Record last edited

Feb 13 2021 11:56PM

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