Find out about Christian Science in High Wycombe and follow the long and fascinating history of our location and building.
The History of Christian Science in High Wycombe
In the early 1900's, the Christian Science healing work of Admiral Dunlop of Gerrards Cross, led to interest in the Buckinghamshire area, and ultimately to the founding in 1908, of a Christian Science Society in High Wycombe
The history of the Tythebarn site is bound up in the history of the Manor of Wycombe which was given to Robert D'Oyley by William the Conqueror. The name derives from Sir Alan Bassett who was given the estate in 1203.
Have a look at the timeline of Mary Baker Eddy's life and the subsequent history of Christian Science, including the healing that led to her discovery of Christian Science, writing Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures and founding the church.