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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Marks Tey, Essex

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420604

Location: Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Marks Tey

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Tey

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

MARKS TEY CHURCH LANE
1.
5214
Church of St James
(formerly listed under the
TL 82 SE 10/31 Civil Parish of Little Tey)
7.4.65
I
2.
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.
(RCHM 1)"


Listing NGR: TL8914823753

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