Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Churches (23) : St Dunstan's, Monks Risborough

The church of St Dunstan (a tenth century archbishop) dates from the fourteenth century though was built on the site of an earlier church. Built of flint the church has a chancel, a two aisle nave and a square tower. Much of the church including the tower and nave dates from the fourteenth with the aisles being additions in fifteenth century. The font is of the Aylebury type and may be from the twelfth century and be a surviving part of the original church.

The church was restored in the 1860s and has had a few more modern additions including an organ chamber added to the chancel.