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Former Church of St Martin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8909 / 51°53'27"N

Longitude: 0.8994 / 0°53'57"E

OS Eastings: 599610

OS Northings: 225347

OS Grid: TL996253

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.D6P

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.JQVS

Entry Name: Former Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 2 December 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117222

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

995 (East Side)
Former Church of St Martin
TL 9925 SE 5/222


This item shall be upgraded to grade II* (star).


995 (East Side)
Former Church of
TL 9925 SE 5/222 St Martin


Early C12 origin to nave and west tower added later in the century. Rest
of the building largely C14 and C15 with considerable C19 restoration.
Much Roman brick was used in the building. The upper part of the tower
fell into ruins in the C17 (probably after the siege in 1648). An unusual
feature is the C14 roof truss forming an open screen in the chancel. No
longer in ecclesiastical use.

Listing NGR: TL9961025347

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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