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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Peldon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8142 / 51°48'51"N

Longitude: 0.8848 / 0°53'5"E

OS Eastings: 598943

OS Northings: 216776

OS Grid: TL989167

Mapcode National: GBR SP3.8HH

Mapcode Global: VHKGC.9N3L

Plus Code: 9F32RV7M+MW

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420827

Location: Peldon, Colchester, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Peldon

Built-Up Area: Peldon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Peldon; St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
the Virgin
TL 91 NE 17/23
C12 nave in mixed rubble with C16 brick buttresses. C14 window in north wall
with 2 trefoiled ogee lights, with tracery in a 2 centred head with moulded
label. Early C15 north doorway, with richly moulded and shafted jambs. Moulded
2 centred arch with stops. Clerestory, C16 in red brick 2 window range, south
wall, extensively restored. Three window range north wall, with two 4-centred
lights, with decorative spandrels. C16 upper and lower doorways to rood loft
remain with segmental heads. South doorway is C14 with moulded jambs, 2 centred
head. Chancel added in 1859. Late C14 west tower, of 4 stages with moulded
plinth and embattled parapet. West doorway has moulded jambs and 2 centred
arch in a square head with decorative spandrels. Second stage has 2 cinquefoiled
windows. Third stage has one trefoiled window. Bell chamber has 4 windows
with 2 cinquefoiled lights in square heads with moulded label. Staircase tower
on north side. South porch extensively restored, has C16 red brick, crownpost
roof and moulded tie beam. Nave roof of 6 bays with hammer beam trusses, on
wall posts with moulded capitals and bases. All principal members moulded.
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL9894316776

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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