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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: 1111019



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

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wickham Bishops

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119089

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1/90 Church of St. Peter


Former parish church, now disused. Cll origin restored C19 but allowed to become derelict after the building of the new church. Circa 1850. Restoration work recently carried out to some windows, roof and belfry. Flint rubble, puddingstone, septaria, Roman tile and brick, once plastered. Red tiled roofs. Chancel and nave with shortened weatherboarded belfry. Chancel east window restored, 3 cusped ogee lights with tracery under a 2 centred head. Roman brick quoins. North and south windows formerly of 2 lights in 2 centred heads. Blocked doorway in south wall now with flat concrete lintel. Nave with angle buttresses and Roman brick quoins. 2 windows similar to those in side walls of the Chancel without tracery or mullions to north and south walls. South doorway with chamfered jambs and 4 centred arch. C20 restored west window of 3 cusped lights with tracery and label over. West doorway chamfered with 2 centred arch, probably C15. 3 board door with muntins and iron strap hinges. Date uncertain. Belfry shortened and made watertight. South Porch gabled with red brick striations to apex. C20 restored east and west windows of 2 trefoiled lights under square heads. Roman brick quoins. Chamfered 2 centred arch. Yellow brick floor. Remains of stoup with triangular head in north east corner. Roof of crown post construction with arched braces to collar purlin and chamfered tie beam. Interior. Chancel. 7 cant roof with plastered ashlars. Moulded wall plates. 2 tie beams. No chancel arch but moulded wall posts and arched braces to tie beam. Nave. 7 cant roof. Doorway with 4 centred head formerly to roof loft stairs in north wall. Small rectangular niche in south wall. Blocked and partly intersected by the C15 south doorway is the Cll round headed doorway in Roman brick. West of the north east window a rubble patch indicates the former north doorway above which can be seen remains of a C12 window. Stop chamfered wall plates and some beams remain of the bell turret. The font and chest have been removed to the new church q.v. 1/84.

Listing NGR: TL8248811207

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National Grid Reference: TL 82488 11207


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