Church Of St James

1 Jun 2002
Church Of St James, Church Lane, Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5214 Church of St James (formerly listed under the TL 82 SE 10/31 Civil Parish of Little Tey) 7.4.65 I 2.

Of Romanesque origins, (formerly the Parish Church of Little Tey) comprising nave and chancel of coursed rubble and indurated conglomerate, with east apse, all under one ridged and gabled peg-tiled roof of 7 cants with square end overhanging the apse. Small bell turret on a portal frame at west end and timber south porch of C19 and northern vestry in the north porch position. North ends, western quoins of conglomerate. South doorway of C11, 2 square orders and tympanum on wooden lintel, roll-moulded with carinate capitals. South elevation has a Norman window, a 2-light Y-window (circa 1300) with trefoiled top centre, Norman window north-east of apse, Y-window, and another Norman window. The east window a replacement. Turret white weather-boarded with obtuse pyramidal slated roof. West wall has a 2-light cinque foiled C14/15 window beneath a rectangular window at apex of the truncated gable.

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Listing NGR: TL8914823753


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2073 IOE Records taken by John H Turkentine; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John H. Turkentine. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Turkentine, John H.

Rights Holder: Turkentine, John H.


Conglomerate, Rubble, Tile, Early Medieval Parish Church, Medieval Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship