St Michael and all Angels, Waddesdon

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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I was certain I had written about the village church… but when Jean from Social Bridge asked about it, could I find either post or pictures? Hmmm… So, it seemed a good idea to put something together.

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St Michael and all Angels is the Anglican church in Waddesdon. It stands right on the edge of the village, with open fields behind. It is a beautiful spot. The churchyard is walled, for the most part and on one side bounded by a medieval barn. The churchyard is still in use by families in the village and always well tended and full of flowers.

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The church was first built around 1190AD and has served the community ever since. It has, like all our churches, seen many changes, being enlarged and restored over the centuries to suit the prevailing fashions.

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Even from outside you can see the differing styles almost jumbled together, especially…

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