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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salcott, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7869 / 51°47'12"N

Longitude: 0.8287 / 0°49'43"E

OS Eastings: 595197

OS Northings: 213590

OS Grid: TL951135

Mapcode National: GBR RMX.SFR

Mapcode Global: VHKGJ.9CZ0

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420916

Location: Salcott, Colchester, Essex, CM9

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Salcott

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Salcott Virley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

SALCOTT THE STREET
1.
5214
Church of St Mary
TL 91 SE 22/11 7.4.65
II*
2.
C14 and later, extensively rebuilt after earthquake (1884) damage, in 1893,
Originally flint rubble and septaria with limestone dressings. Nave is C14,
with late C19 north wall. South wall has 3 windows, one C19, one C14 of 2 pointed
lights with plain spandrel in 2 centred head with moulded label. Western window
is part C15. Late C15 south doorway with original door, has moulded jambs and
4 centred arch in square head, and decorated spandrels. Late C19 chancel.
Late C15 or early C16 south porch, with 4 centred arch of 2 moulded orders,
one on attached shafts with moulded bases and capitals. Side walls have partly
original windows, with 2 cinquefoiled lights in a square head. Late C15 west
tower, in 3 stages with embattled parapet. Two centred tower arch, with one
moulded bases and capitals. Side walls have partly original windows, with 2
cinquefoiled lights in a square head. Late C15 west tower, in 3 stages with
embattled parapet. Two centred tower arch, with one moulded and one hollow
chamfered order. Late C19 west window. West doorway has 2 centred arch with
moulded jambs, and label. Nave roof is late C19, in 7 cants, with intermittent
tie beams, and arch bracing to principal rafters (RCHM 2).


Listing NGR: TL9519713590

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