CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1168371
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Epping Forest (District Authority)
Parish:
Moreton
National Grid Reference:
TL 53742 07038

Details

TL 50 NW MORETON CHURCH ROAD 4/27 (North side) 20.2.67 Church of St. Mary the Virgin GV II*

Parish church. C13, C15 and late C18. Flint rubble with limestone and clunch dressings. Red brick tower and red plain tile roofs. Early C13 nave, has on north wall, late C15 window with moulded jambs, label and 2 cinquefoiled lights under a segmental pointed head, and 2 early C13 lancets. North door is of 1868. South wall has a C18 window, an early C13 lancet and a C15 window of 2 lights, square headed with label. C18, south door. West wall has C18 door to tower and inscription recording rebuilding tower in 1787. Roof has chamfered tiebeams, with octagonal crownposts, braced to ties. Mid C13 Chancel, has 3 lancets in east wall. Two of the C13 and one of 1868. North wall has 2 C13 lancets. South wall has one window of 1868 in earlier opening and one late C15 window with one cinquefoiled light in square head. No structural division between nave and chancel. C15 seven cant roof with moulded tiebeams. C15 south porch, with braced tie beam, but was extensively restored in 1868. C19 north vestry. Red brick west tower in flemish bond built in 1787. Late C12 font, of purbeck marble with square bowl, and ornament to sides of fleur-de-lys, crescent disc and whorls. Cylindrical stem with four detached angle shafts. Circa 1600 carved panels and moulded top, incorporated in C19 pulpit. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL5374207038

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
118459
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

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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