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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great and Little Wigborough, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8048 / 51°48'17"N

Longitude: 0.8532 / 0°51'11"E

OS Eastings: 596807

OS Northings: 215640

OS Grid: TL968156

Mapcode National: GBR RMR.SMJ

Mapcode Global: VHKGB.QWXV

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418514

Location: Great and Little Wigborough, Colchester, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Great and Little Wigborough

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great and Little Wigborough St Stephen and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

GREAT AND LITTLE CHURCH LANE
1.
5214
WIGBOROUGH
Church of St Stephen
TL 91 NE 17/42 7.4.65 (Great Wigborough)
II*
2.
C14 and C15 extensively restored after earthquake of 1884, mixed rubble and septaria
with limestone dressings. C14 nave with original north doorway, moulded 2 centred
arch and label with head stops, now blocked. Late C14 rood loft stair. Lower
doorway with hollow chamfered jambs and 2 centred head. Upper doorway has round
head. Windows in north wall extensively restored. Windows in south wall C19.
Iiid C15 south doorway, with moulded 2 centred arch and label with head stop.
Attached shafts with moulded capitals and bases. Chancel is late C19 west tower
largely rebuilt using C15 materials. South porch rebuilt 1903. Nave roof in
late C19 hammerbeam incorporating C15 moulded and carved wall plates. C15 door
re-used in arch to tower stair. (RCHM 1).


Listing NGR: TL9680715640

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