Church of St Michael & All Angels, Thornton, Buckinghamshire
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Sixteen kneeling brass children
This fifteenth-century church stands in the grounds of Thornton House, which is now a school. It contains many wonderful treasures - including an outstanding brass with depictions of sixteen kneeling children and the fifteenth-century life-sized alabaster tomb figures of John Barton and his wife, as well as box pews, a two-decker pulpit and the squire's pew.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
Survivor of a lost Medieval village
There is a step.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number have heating, running water or toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
4 miles north east of Buckingham off A422; adjacent to Thorton College Girls School which is well signposted from A422; access also from south via A421 Milton Keynes to Buckingham road
Nearest railway station: Wolverton (5.1 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.Berkshire Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire . Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
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