St James - Edgcote - Northants
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 07.626 W 001° 15.820
30U E 618857 N 5776596
Quick Description: This lovely 13c Church has several vibrant windows and the Coat of Arms of the Chaucey family who lived at the Manor for over 240 years.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/24/2011 12:20:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMB9QA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 1

Long Description:
The church is dedicated to St James and stand between the Manor and the Old Rectory. The Church is built of local stone, the windows in the south aisle are early workmanship those in the main part are stained glass.
There are two Marble monuments to the Chauncey Family, Lords of the Manor for two hundred and forty years.

The two Elizabethan Tombs are side by side and the figures of Sir William Chauncey with his wife Joan . And Sir Toby Chauncey lies between his two wives.
The Figures of their children are carved round the tomb
The Bust is to Sir Richard Chauncey who rebuilt Edgcote House who died in 1730
Reads" Under this marble stone lies whatsoever was mortal of Bridgit Chauncey, of whom man was not worthy" !
Type of building where window is located: Church

St James
Edgcote, Northants UK

Admission Charge: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Days of Operation: daily

Hours of Operation: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

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