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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Mount Bures, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9581 / 51°57'29"N

Longitude: 0.7705 / 0°46'13"E

OS Eastings: 590459

OS Northings: 232476

OS Grid: TL904324

Mapcode National: GBR RKW.9LN

Mapcode Global: VHKFQ.91PQ

Plus Code: 9F32XQ5C+76

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420799

Location: Mount Bures, Colchester, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Mount Bures

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Mount Bures St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Church of
St John the Baptist
TL 93 SW 2/2 7.4.65
C12. Norman nave of flint, brick and tile coursed and with Roman brick quoins.
One Norman window in centre of north wall and north doorway surround in brick
and tile, at least partly Roman. Tile string courses. C14 west window with
Roman tile dressings high up in wall over a C14 much restored reticulated ogee
window. C18 angle buttresses to north-west and south-west angles. Cl5 south
porch in red brick and flushwork. South door with vine reliefs and heraldry
(Arms of Sackville) in spandrels. South window late C14 with ogee scrolled
hood moulding. Chancel coursed as nave with Roman tiles for quoins. East window
late C14, 3 cinquefoil lights in obtusely gabled head with 5 quatrefoils above.
Transepts and tower C19 of coursed rubble rebuilt in 1875, 1908 and 1936. South
porch roof of one bay with 2 king posts, ashlared of 4 cants and with ridge
piece. South door, C15 casements and ogees, double on each side. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL9045932476

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