Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1111331

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST EDMUND


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST EDMUND

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

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest (District Authority)

Parish: Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding

National Grid Reference: TL 57178 11438


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Parish Church. C14, C15, C19 with earlier origins. Walls of partly coursed flint rubble with dressings of clunch. W tower with spire,nave,chancel, S porch and N vestry. Roofs pegtiled and gabled. Chancel C19 3 light E window, N wall has 2 windows, the E of 2 cinquefoiled lights with uncusped spandrels and square head C14. The reset early ogival C14 W window is 2 trefoiled lights with a square head. Between is a blocked C14 doorway which apparently led to a rectangular, pentice roofed small chamber projecting on the interior. In the S wall 2 windows of the C15 partly restored of 2 cinquefoiled lights under 4 centred heads. Between is a much restored C15 doorway with moulded jambs, a 2 centred arch under a square head. The late C14 chancel arch is 2 centred and of 2 moulded orders with a C19 capital. The nave has, in the N wall, 2 windows, the E is of 2 lights with C19 tracery in a 2 centred head of C14. The W wall is C19. Between is a mid-C14 doorway with moulded jambs and 2 centred arch with label. In the S wall are 2 windows as in N wall but E is unrestored. The door is C19. Exuberant, gabled peg-tiled roofed, timber framed S porch dating from restoration of 1866-8. Roofs of nave and chancel are C15. Late C12 square bowl font with circular stem and 4 small shafts and carved sides. Screen under chancel-arch not in-situ of 3 and ½ double bays, each sub-bay with cinquefoiled sub cusped and traceried head. Close lower panels with traceried heads and bases. Late C15, restored. Sounding board over pulpit on short fluted Doric pilaster with inlaid soffit and enriched cornice E, C18. Monuments in nave, on N wall, of Sir William Capel 1613, on S wall of Mildred (Capel) wife of Sir William Lucklyn, Bart. 1633, by Epiphanius of Evesham. Some fragments of C15 glass reset in SE chancel window. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL5717811438


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Legacy System number: 118285

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

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