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CHAPEL OF ST PETER ON THE WALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHAPEL OF ST PETER ON THE WALL

List entry Number: 1110942

Location

CHAPEL OF ST PETER ON THE WALL, EAST END ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bradwell-on-Sea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119211

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TM 00 NW BRADWELL-ON-SEA EAST END ROAD

3/34 CHAPEL OF ST PETER ON THE WALL 30.12.59 I

Chapel. C7. Said to have been built by the Saxon Bishop Cedd, circa 654. Built astride the former west wall of the Roman fort of Othona, then called Ithancaster, used for various purposes including a barn, restored as a Chapel circa 1920. Excepting C20 restorations, built of re-used Roman materials including brick, ashlar and septaria. C20 red tiled roof. Originally with apse, north and south porticus and west porch with later tower, now only the nave remains. Approx. soft. x 22ft., the walls rise to a height of 24ft. under the eaves and are 2 1/2ft. thick. In the east wall are Roman brick springers and responds of 2 arches about 2ft. from north and south angles. Upper gable area rebuilt of old material. The north and south walls were apparently divided into bays by tabled buttresses, the remains of 2 to each western bay are visible. The central areas of both walls were demolished to allow entrance when the building was used as a barn and have now been rebuilt. Remains of a doorway visible at east end of south wall. High up in the south wall are 2 windows with possibly restored original jambs and splays, a similar window to north wall, the other original window now mainly destroyed. The west wall with the junctions of the original porch walls, stone quoins. Central original round headed window of Roman brick with jambs of stone and brick. Central original doorway with C20 lintel and vertically boarded door. RCHM 3. A.M.

Listing NGR: TM0310008160

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex South East, (1923)

National Grid Reference: TM 03100 08160

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