CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS AND ST LAWRENCE RUINS TO EAST OF CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS AND ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1124155
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1956
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS AND ST LAWRENCE
Statutory Address:
RUINS TO EAST OF CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS AND ST LAWRENCE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS AND ST LAWRENCE
Statutory Address:
RUINS TO EAST OF CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS AND ST LAWRENCE

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

County:
Essex
District:
Epping Forest (District Authority)
Parish:
Waltham Abbey
National Grid Reference:
TL 38112 00646

Details

TL 3800 NW WALTHAM ABBEY Ruins to east of Church of Holy Cross and St Lawrence 830/1/1 Including Church of the Holy Cross and St Lawrence 26-JAN-1956

GV I

Mediaeval church much reduced in size with later additions and alterations. Naves and aisles circa 1100-1151. 2 west bays of nave and west front circa 1300. Lady Chapel and undercroft lst quarter of C14. West tower 1556-62. Main body of church restored 1859-60 by William Burges with new nave roof, reredos, east window with glass by Edward Burne-Jones. Lady Chapel restored 1876 by Burges and J A Reeve; screen 1886. Last Judgement wall painting. C14, in Lady Chapel. Brasses of 1559 and 1591. Carved table tomb 1697; monument with effigies 1599; carved marble wall monument with effigies and reliefs 176l; carved wall monument by J Kendrick 1805; wall monument with bas relief 1824. Bases of 2 columns and of a curved wall beyond the present east end survive from the Normal choir, first half of C12.

Church of the Holy Cross and St Lawerence, Abbey Gateway, Midnight Chapel and Harolds Bridge, Walls of Abbey and Chapter House, Garden Wall and the Vicarage form a group.



Listing NGR: TL3811200646

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
117608
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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