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Latitude: 51.9018 / 51°54'6"N
Longitude: 0.5522 / 0°33'7"E
OS Eastings: 575681
OS Northings: 225660
OS Grid: TL756256
Mapcode National: GBR PHJ.NFZ
Mapcode Global: VHJJB.JG9F
Entry Name: Wall to the Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 29 November 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305850
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113713
Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7
Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking North
Built-Up Area: Braintree
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Bocking
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
691/5/187 CHURCH STREET
29-NOV-73 BOCKING CHURCH STREET
WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
C16 with C17 and later repairs
Flint rubble, patched with brick of various dates.
On S and W sides of churchyard
A C16 flint rubble wall, patched with C17 and later brick. It is embattled and has moulded stone copings. Near the NW end are traces of an opening. The N wall is C17 brick on a flint rubble base.
The church of St Mary, Bocking is an important C14 and later wool church that has considerable work of the late C15 and early C16, a campaign of works to which the wall may be related.
RCHME Essex I (1916), 33
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
The wall to the church of St Mary the Virgin, Braintree, Essex is designated at Grade II* for the following principal reasons:
* An important survival of a C16 churchyard wall, much restored in the C17 and later.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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