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The Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wivenhoe, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.855 / 51°51'18"N

Longitude: 0.9594 / 0°57'33"E

OS Eastings: 603899

OS Northings: 221524

OS Grid: TM038215

Mapcode National: GBR SNM.PCD

Mapcode Global: VHKG6.LM1S

Entry Name: The Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 3 May 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421635

Location: Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO7

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Wivenhoe

Built-Up Area: Wivenhoe

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Wivenhoe St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

WIVENHOE HIGH STREET
1.
5214
(east side)
TM 0321 30/33 The Church of St Mary
3.5.49
II* GV
2.
The Prish Church. West tower of 3 stages with flush-work chequers on plinth,
and modern embattled parapet. Second stage with plain rectangular lights to
north, west and south. Bell stage has 2 light cinquefoiled windows in each
face, modern. The walls are of mixed rubble, some Roman brick and dressings
of Reigate and limestone. The north arcade and north aisle and the south arcade
of the mid C14. The whole was extensively restored in 1859, and again in 1884 -
after the earthquake. The chancel and north and south chapels are modern, as
are the north and south porches. The north aisle roof is slate-clad, all others
are modern red tiles. Chest: in vestry with arabesque ironwork. Font: octagonal
bowl, traceried panels, modern stem and base, bowl C15. (RCHM 1).


Listing NGR: TM0389921524

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