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All Saints

All Saints church is located in the heart of High Wycombe, there has been a church on this site for over 900 years.

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Opening times

Please do check our website as this varies.

Address

Church Square
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP11 2BN

St Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester was licensed by the Bishop of Lincoln to consecrate the church c1087. The Norman church contained some building materials came from the ruined Roman villa on the Rye which can still be seen in the outside walls. In 1273 the Bishop of Lincoln rebuilt the church and this is what you see today.

At the east end of the church in the chancel chapels there are several important monuments and plaques. Chief among them are the two monuments to the Petty family which block windows in both chapels. William Petty the 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of England,1782-1783, is buried in a vault in the north chapel.


Enjoy a virtual tour here:

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Train station within 250m

  • Parking within 250m

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Café in church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

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