St Mary the Virgin , Westcott, Westcott

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The Church of St. Mary the Virgin is listed as Grade II*. Its patron was the Duke of Buckingham. Designed by G.E.Street the famous Victorian architect, and considered the best of his work in the county. The church was consecrated on December 23rd 1867.

The leading character of the architecture of the church is early English; it consists of a nave, two aisles, chancel, and south porch, with a central bellcote. The simplicity of the design creates a deep sense of peace and stillness.

The exterior walls are of local blue stone with Ancaster stone dressings. the interior walls are lined with pink and cream bricks, with stone dressings. The roof has exposed stained timbers with plaster infills.
The octagonal, pulpit, is in the northeast corner of the nave. The font is hexagonal, each face being semi-circular;
The east window is dedicated to Edward Charles Bulmer, killed whilst serving at RAF Westcott.
The altar designed and installed by Canon Vernon Stanley of Ickford in 1924

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Revd Mary Cruddas
Revd Mary Cruddas
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HP18 0JQ
(01296) 655069 (Mary Cruddas , vicar) (Revd Mary Cruddas)

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Fresh coffe and bacon rolls followed a half hour service including hymn or song, reading and reflection and prayers. Craft activity for children.
Every first Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
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Incumbent: The Revd David John MEAKIN
Team Vicar: The Revd Valerie Mary CRUDDAS (Mary)
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 6049
Built: 1867
Architect: G E Street
Archdeaconry: BUCKINGHAM (273)
Deanery: CLAYDON (27305)
Benefice: Schorne (27/430BW)
CofE Church Info: (627704 27/704)
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This page was last updated on Sunday 6th November 2016
St Mary the Virgin , Westcott : Church Lane off of the High Street, Westcott, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0NS

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