Church (Dedication Unknown)

21 Jul 2002
Church (Dedication Unknown), Abbess Beauchamp And Berners Roding, Epping Forest, 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.

TL 61 SW ABBESS, BERNERS AND BEAUCHAMP RODING 3/1 Church (dedication unknown) - Berners Roding GV II

Parish Church. C14, C15, C16, C18 and C19. Walls of flint rubble and red brick with dressings of limestone, clunch and brick. Roofs, clay peg tiled, gabled and with lower ridge line over chancel. The chancel has in its E wall a C16 3 light window with moulded brick mullions, reticulated tracery under a 2- centred head with moulded label. N wall has traces of a former window. S wall has 2 windows, the E is of 2 ogee cinquefoiled lights with moulded jambs under a square head and label moulding, of C14. The W C16 of 2 ogee lights with square head and label all in brick. Between a blocked doorway with 2-centred head, probably C14. Nave roof has cross quadrant crown post, moulded tie beam and wall plates, of the 7-cant type probably early C15. The nave has, on the N side, a single rebuilt window probably of the C14 and former N door, blocked, with 4-centred rear arch, probably C15. The S wall has old brick plinth and 2 windows. The E is rebuilt and W is C16 with 2 4-centred lights under a square head. S porch has C15 dwarf walls, remnants of C15 timber work and peg tile gabled roof. Nave roof C18 king post with diagonal struts. N wall of nave probably rebuilt in C18 but top plates survive from earlier construction. There is no chancel arch but brick piers, supporting a beam separating nave and chancel. Nave probably truncated in C18. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL6020410029


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Brick, Clay, Clunch, Flint, Limestone, Rubble, Tile, Timber, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship