Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, High Street, Wethersfield - Braintree

Mainly C12 to early C15 altered in C18, restored in C19. Flint and pebble rubble with dressings of limestone and clunch, roofed with red clay tiles, felt and lead. The nave is covered with felt roofing which is beyond its design life and showing extensive signs of leakage. There is a complete late C15 camber beam roof immediately below with extensive evidence of water ingress. North aisle roof is also leaking onto medieval wall fabric and monuments.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1337860
    Local Planning Authority:
    Braintree
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene
    Street Name:
    High Street
    County:
    Essex
    District / Borough:
    Braintree
    Parish:
    Wethersfield
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Braintree
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739