Edgcote, St James

Edgcote, St James

Edgcote, St James

However you reach it Edgcote feels removed from daily life – out of time. Down a lane you encounter the balanced composition of church & rectory, Manor House, stables & dovecote, all looking out across green fields. The house was perfected by Richard Chauncey between 1747 – 52 re building his family’s seat. He was also responsible for the splendid set of memorials to himself and his ancestors by Rysbrack that adorn the medieval church. The building although surrounded by mature trees is light and airy with broad aisles. In it’s south chapel two early 17th century alabaster tomb chest with effigies of early Chaunceys and their wives, above heraldic stained glass of the same period. In 1543 the Edgcote estate was leased by Anne of Cleves to William Chauncey ( 1511 – 1585 ) , a London lawyer who later bought the ...

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EVENTS

Open Day - 23rd June 2018

Edgcote St James Church will be open this weekend. Saturday 23rd June - 11am - 4pm Sunday 24th June - 12 noon - 4pm

EVENTS

Open Day - 24th June 2018

Edgcote St James Church will be open this weekend. Saturday 23rd June - 11am - 4pm Sunday 24th June - 12 noon - 4pm

Contact & Opening Times

Edgcote
Chipping Warden
Northamptonshire
OX17 1AG

Opening Times

 

The church is normally locked, see below for contact details.

 

Contact Details

 

Key obtainable from:

 

Brenda Hewison – 01327 260813

Ronald Hewison – 01327 260442

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