Church Of St Mary The Virgin

8 Jun 2002
Church Of St Mary The Virgin, Broxted, Uttlesford, 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.


5222 Church of St Mary the Virgin TL 52 NE 4/16 20.2.67 II* 2.

Early C13, but considerably altered C14 and C15 and extensively restored 1875-6.

Built of flint rubble with dressings of clunch and brick. Red plain tile roof.

C13 nave with early C15 north arcade, with 2 centred arches of 2 moulded orders, moulded bases and capitals. Late C14 north doorway, now blocked, with moulded jambs and 2 centred arch. South wall has 3 windows of C19 with same C16 brickwork.

Late C14 south doorway; of 2 moulded orders, with 2 centred head. C19 west window. C13 chancel, has 3 lancet windows in east wall. North wall also has 3 lancet windows. C13 doorway with 2 centred head. South wall rebuilt in C19. C15 north aisle has an early C15 east window of 3 cinquefoiled lights with tracery in segmental pointed head. C19 windows in north wall. West window is C19 with Cl5 head. Roofs are of 7 cants with tie beams, and one crown post, all apparently Cl9. Weather-boarded bell turret with short broach spire, apparently rebuilt in Cl9. South porch is late C19 or early C20. Brass to John Callyn 1639 in chancel. Some fragments of C15 stained glass in east window, north aisle. C17 pulpit, octagonal with arcaded panels and foliated ornament. Angle posts, rails and cornice carved book rest with carved soffit. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL5784327380


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Brick, Clunch, Flint, Rubble, Tile, Weatherboard, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Commemorative Brass, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Plaque