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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
Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 7 April 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224702
English Heritage Legacy ID: 420827
Location: Peldon, Colchester, Essex, CO5
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
PELDON CHURCH ROAD
Church of St Mary
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.
Listing NGR: TL9894316776
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