Church Of All Saints
- 20 Jul 2000
- Church Of All Saints, Norton Lane, High Ongar, Epping Forest, Essex
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TL 50 SE HIGH ONGAR NORTON LANE, 7/1 Church of All Saints
Church. C12, with C14 and later alterations. In coursed flint, with stone dressings. Red plain tile roof. Bell turret with short, square spire. C12 Chancel, has restored C14 east window. with 2 centred rear arch, and 1 north window of the same date, of one cinquefoiled light in a 2 centred head. 2 windows in south wall are C14, but the eastern one is extensively restored.
C12 nave has 2 windows in north wall of C14, both with 2 cinquefoiled lights with tracery in almost semi-circular heads. C14, north doorway with chamfered and moulded jambs, and a moulded semi-circular arch. South wall has 2 windows matching those on the north wall. C14, south doorway has 2 centred arch of 2 orders, and incorporates re-used C13 material. West window is C14, but extensively restored C19. Nave and Chancel roofs, early C14 with octagonal crownposts. C19 rafters. Early C14 integral belfry sub-structure. South porch is C19. Late C12 font, of Barnack stone, with square bowl, and four attached shafts with moulded capitals and bases. C14 piscina and late C12 pillar-piscina with moulded top and shaft with spiral flutings. Screen is C19, but incorporates cinquefoiled ogee traceried heads of C14. 6 open benches with carved ends, all of C16 or earlier. C13 slip-tiles of various designs, adjacent to font.
Listing NGR: TL5799504587
© Mr Andrew Pepper. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Pepper, Andrew
Rights Holder: Pepper, Andrew
Flint, Stone, Tile, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship