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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Layer-de-la-Haye, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8362 / 51°50'10"N

Longitude: 0.8506 / 0°51'2"E

OS Eastings: 596494

OS Northings: 219130

OS Grid: TL964191

Mapcode National: GBR RMB.ZV4

Mapcode Global: VHKGB.P3KP

Plus Code: 9F32RVP2+F7

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419709

Location: Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex, CO2

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Layer-de-la-Haye

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Layer de la Haye St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Church of St John
The Baptist
TL 91 NW 17/6 7.4.65
C14 nave, to C12 chancel. C19 east window in C14 two centred arch. Two blocked
windows in south wall of chancel. One C12 window remains complete in chancel.
Chancel arch is C15, two centred and of 2 hollow chamfered orders. South-east
quoins of nave have Roman brick. In north wall are 3 windows, 2 of which are
C14 with 2 trefoiled ogee lights, with quatrefoil in 2 centred head, with moulded
label. North doorway and south arcade are C19. C14, west tower, in 3 stages,
with embattled parapet. Two centred tower arch. South wall has doorway to
stair turret, with chamfered jambs and 2 centred arch. West window is 2 cinquefoiled
lights with quatrefoil in 2 centred head, with moulded label. North and west
Windows of second stage have one trefoiled light in a square head with moulded
label. Bell chamber has 4 similar windows, but of 2 lights. C14 north porch,
extensively altered in late C19. Moulded top plates, chamfered and cambered
tie beams, and arch braces. Remains of original carved bargeboards. Nave roof
is 7 cants with scissor braces.

Listing NGR: TL9649419130

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