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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Dedham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9585 / 51°57'30"N

Longitude: 0.9928 / 0°59'34"E

OS Eastings: 605729

OS Northings: 233126

OS Grid: TM057331

Mapcode National: GBR SMH.5V6

Mapcode Global: VHKFV.517D

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417187

Location: Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Dedham

Built-Up Area: Dedham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Dedham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(south side)
Parish Church of
TM 0533 26/19 St Mary
Parish Church of the perpendicular comprising: west tower of squared flush flints
with freestone quoins and 4 strings at floor levels, octagonal angle buttresses
and an embattled parapet, with pinnacles. Top stage has 3-light perpendicular
windows. Ground storey open north to south, with stone segmental vault. Nave,
with north and south aisles the former with leaded roof and eaves, aisles have
crenellated parapets. North aisle with 4 perpendicular windows on north elevation
and 11 clerestory windows above. North porch, angle buttressed, of flush work
embattled and 2 storeyed. Chancel also embattled and rendered, with 3 north
windows. South porch 2 storeyed and rendered, south aisle has C17 red brick
buttresses. North door leaf original and cut for a fixed oak tympanum, figure
sculptures defaced. Squared-ledged on interior with original lock-stock. Nave
arcades 6 bays, piers 4 rounds with intervening hollows. Roof camber-beams with
ridge and purlins, crenellated wall-plates above original, and wall-pieces of
clear storey height. North of south aisle roofs contemporary. Chancel roof
also original. Style of window tracery trefoiled, as is flush work plinth all
round the base of the fabric.

Listing NGR: TM0572933126

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