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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.


List entry Number: 1110970



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

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Asheldham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

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: 119188

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TL 90 SE ASHELDHAM HALL ROAD 5/2 Church of St. Lawrence (Asheldham Youth Church) 30.12.59 II

Youth church, former Parish Church. C14, Chancel Nave and West Tower rebuilt on earlier site, C19 Chancel east wall rebuilt in red brick, South Porch added. C20 conversion to a youth church with service wing to north of Nave. Septaria and Roman brick stone dressings. Red plain tiled roofs. Chancel, C19 east window of 3 trefoiled lights with tracery over in a 2 centre arched head, small single C14 trefoiled window to north wall, small single C14 trefoiled ogee light to south wall to east of which is a C14 2 centre arched doorway with moulded and shafted jambs, label and head stops. Nave north wall buttressed at angles. C19 west window with 2 centre arched head, C14 cinquefoiled ogee east window. South wall, buttressed at angles. 2 C19/C20 windows that to east 2 light with cinquefoil over, 2 centre arched head, moulded label and head stops. Western window blocked, segmental pointed head and label. C19 gabled south porch with moulded segmental arch. C14 south doorway with double chamfered jambs and moulded 2 centre arched head and label. Crenellated west tower of 3 stages, buttressed at angles, there is a change in wall building above the buttresses, west face with small C14 trefoiled ogee light and a stone panel with tiny quatrefoil light to north. North wall has a small vertical flat headed light of Roman brick. C14 single trefoiled light to each face of bell chamber. Interior. Chancel, now a dormitory, plastered 7 cant roof, plain central tie beam. South east, moulded 2 centre arched head to blocked doorway. South west, moulded 2 centred arched head, label and headstops. Floor slab to Philip, son of Rev. Philip Ranshaw 1691. No Chancel arch. Nave, plastered 7 cant roof, segmental arched head to north doorway leading into C20 service wing. North C14 2 centre headed doorway and stairs to former rood loft. Tall light at top of rood loft stairs. West of the stair base is a niche with a chamfered 2 centred head. C20 crenellated and moulded rood beam. 2 piscina to south wall, that in splay of south doorway C14 with trefoiled ogee head and round drain, the other similar, under south window with octofoil drain. West tower, C14 east doorway with double chamfered jambs and 2 centred head. Wide window splay with 2 centred arch under a segmental arch. RCHM 1.

Listing NGR: TL9788601276

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 97886 01276


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