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Latitude: 51.8803 / 51°52'48"N
Longitude: 0.7467 / 0°44'48"E
OS Eastings: 589148
OS Northings: 223753
OS Grid: TL891237
Mapcode National: GBR RLT.3KZ
Mapcode Global: VHKFW.WZLZ
Entry Name: Church of St James
Listing Date: 7 April 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224521
English Heritage Legacy ID: 420604
Location: Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex, CO6
Civil Parish: Marks Tey
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Great Tey
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
MARKS TEY CHURCH LANE
Church of St James
(formerly listed under the
TL 82 SE 10/31 Civil Parish of Little Tey)
Of Romanesque origins, (formerly the Parish Church of Little Tey) comprising
nave and chancel of coursed rubble and indurated conglomerate, with east apse,
all under one ridged and gabled peg-tiled roof of 7 cants with square end overhanging
the apse. Small bell turret on a portal frame at west end and timber south
porch of C19 and northern vestry in the north porch position. North ends, western
quoins of conglomerate. South doorway of C11, 2 square orders and tympanum
on wooden lintel, roll-moulded with carinate capitals. South elevation has
a Norman window, a 2-light Y-window (circa 1300) with trefoiled top centre,
Norman window north-east of apse, Y-window, and another Norman window. The
east window a replacement. Turret white weather-boarded with obtuse pyramidal
slated roof. West wall has a 2-light cinque foiled C14/15 window beneath a
rectangular window at apex of the truncated gable.
Listing NGR: TL8914823753
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