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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Chickney, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9287 / 51°55'43"N

Longitude: 0.2882 / 0°17'17"E

OS Eastings: 557426

OS Northings: 228049

OS Grid: TL574280

Mapcode National: GBR MDB.1P2

Mapcode Global: VHHLJ.YS7B

Plus Code: 9F32W7HQ+F7

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122145

Location: Chickney, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Chickney

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Broxted with Chickney and Tilty and Great and Little Easton

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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CHICKNEY Church of St Mary
The Virgin
TL52NE 3/9


Church - Late CI0 or early C11 Nave, with early C13 Chancel and C14 West Tower.
Flint rubble with limestone and clunch dressings. Red plain tile roof. West tower
is of 3 stages with pyramid roof and diagonal west buttresses C14 tower arch, and
part restored West window. C14 windows in upper stages. Nave has C14 door and
windows, and 2 pre-Conquest windows. Chancel has C14 east window and C13 moulded
string, with foliate stops. 4 early C13 lancet windows. Remains of pre-Conquest
chancel include part of blocked windows. Early C14 Chancel arch, and C15 squint.
Early C15 timber south porch. Seven cant chancel roof probably original. Early C14
nave roof is crown post with clasping head and moulded base and capital to central
post. C14 font with C16 cover. Early C13 trefoil headed piscina. (RCHM1:CAH.1974)

Listing NGR: TL5742628049

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