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CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1111611

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, HIGH ROAD

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

County:

District: Thurrock

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119716

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. HIGH ROAD 5221 Stifford Church of St Mary the Virgin TQ 68 SW 5/22 8.2.60

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2. C12 with C13, C14 and C19 alterations and extensions. Flint and ragstone rubble, with Reigate dressings. Plain tiled roofs. C12 nave, has 2 centred recess with C19 lancet in north wall, and a C19, 2-light window, re-using C14 materials. C12 north doorway has arched head and plastered tympanum. South arcade of circa 1260, with segmental pointed arches. Circular central column, with moulded capital and base. Chancel is largely a rebuild of C14. East wall has C19 windows. South wall has C13 arch. Mid C13 south chapel has C19 windows in east wall, retaining original rear arches. C19 windows in south wall. Late C13 west window of one trefoiled light. C19 windows to second stage. Bell chamber has 4 late C13 windows. Stair and floors are all original work. Nave roof is crown post on flat tie beam. Remaining roofs are C19. North door has C12 ironwork, remounted. Pulpit of 1611 with wrought iron hourglass stand. Numerous brasses. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ6045480308

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 60454 80308

Map

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