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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broxted, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9226 / 51°55'21"N

Longitude: 0.294 / 0°17'38"E

OS Eastings: 557843

OS Northings: 227380

OS Grid: TL578273

Mapcode National: GBR MDB.H4L

Mapcode Global: VHHLK.1YR1

Plus Code: 9F32W7FV+2H

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121985

Location: Broxted, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Broxted

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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Church of St Mary
the Virgin
TL 52 NE 4/16 20.2.67
Early C13, but considerably altered C14 and C15 and extensively restored 1875-6.
Built of flint rubble with dressings of clunch and brick. Red plain tile roof.
C13 nave with early C15 north arcade, with 2 centred arches of 2 moulded orders,
moulded bases and capitals. Late C14 north doorway, now blocked, with moulded
jambs and 2 centred arch. South wall has 3 windows of C19 with same C16 brickwork.
Late C14 south doorway; of 2 moulded orders, with 2 centred head. C19 west
window. C13 chancel, has 3 lancet windows in east wall. North wall also has
3 lancet windows. C13 doorway with 2 centred head. South wall rebuilt in
C19. C15 north aisle has an early C15 east window of 3 cinquefoiled lights
with tracery in segmental pointed head. C19 windows in north wall. West window
is C19 with Cl5 head. Roofs are of 7 cants with tie beams, and one crown post,
all apparently Cl9. Weather-boarded bell turret with short broach spire, apparently
rebuilt in Cl9. South porch is late C19 or early C20. Brass to John Callyn
1639 in chancel. Some fragments of C15 stained glass in east window, north
aisle. C17 pulpit, octagonal with arcaded panels and foliated ornament. Angle
posts, rails and cornice carved book rest with carved soffit. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL5784327380

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