St Mary's Church, Fleet Marston, Buckinghamshire

Address:
Fleet Marston, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0PZ
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Opening times:
Open daily. Access is via the reclamation yard, which is open Mon to Fri 7.30am to 5pm, and there is currently no access outside these hours.
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A medieval church where John Wesley preached

This isolated medieval church is set on a small hillock a few minutes walk away from the Aylesbury to Bicester road. Surrounded by trees, in the middle of fields, it consists only of a nave, chancel, and porch. The village it served has long since disappeared, although Methodist founder John Wesley preached here soon after he was ordained, and the church was restored by Sir G Gilbert Scott in 1868.

The church was built in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, probably on the site of an earlier church. There is a quaint Norman font, a beautiful chancel arch rebuilt in the fourteenth century, and a fine fifteenth-century queen-post roof over the nave.

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