CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1122255
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Nov-1990
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CHURCH STREET, GREAT BURSTEAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CHURCH STREET, GREAT BURSTEAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Essex
District:
Basildon (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Burstead and South Green
National Grid Reference:
TQ 68065 92239

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2013

TQ 69 SE 2/59 5209 4.7.55

CHURCH STREET GREAT BURSTEAD Church of St Mary Magdalene

(Formerly listed as Church of St Margaret)

(Formerly listed as Church of St Magdalene)

GV I

A random stone rubble Church of Norman origin, the nave has 1 Norman window on the north side. The remainder of the church is mainly of the C14 and C15. The north and south porches and the South Chapel are early C16 additions. The north porch has heavy timber arches. The west tower has angle buttresses and a castellated parapet and is surmounted by a shingled spire. The west end, the former reredos of the Church of St Christopher-le-Stocks in the City of London, with Corinthian pilasters and a segmental pediment. The C18 alter rail, also came from a church in the City of London. There are C18 wall monuments, one to James Fishpoole (D 1767). The church has a fine oak dugout chest of the C12, it is said to have been used to collect money from the Crusades in the reign of Henry I. (RCHM 4

Seating is C20 except for restored C15 benches in the south aisle. Fine crown-post roofs to nave and south aisle. North and south porches also have crown-post roofs. Remains of C14 and C15/16 wall paintings on south wall of south aisle.



Listing NGR: TQ6806592239

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
112316
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Jun 2004
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