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CHURCH OF ST JOHN AND ST JILES

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 JOHN AND ST JILES

List entry Number: 1112198

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN AND ST JILES

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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Easton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Jun-1983

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122165

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. GREAT EASTON GREAT EASTON VILLAGE

Church of St John and St Jiles (formerly listed as Church of St John) TL 62 NW: 4/97 20.2.67 II* GV

2. Church, probable early C12, C13 and restored in C19. Built of flint and pebble rubble with lacing courses of roman tile and dressings of limestone and clunch. N and Gabled peg tile roof. The chancel is C13 with 2 repaired lancet windows in the N and S walls and a C19 E window of 3 lancet lights. The nave is of supposed C12 origin with 4 blank round arched recesses in the E part, the remains of a probable crossing tower. The S doorway is early C12 of 2 orders and with scalloped capitals. The N doorway, now blocked, is C13 with double chamfered jambs, 2 centred arches and a moulded label. The N wall has a C19 window and a brick C16 window of 2 four-centred lights under square head with sunk spandrels. The S wall has 3 windows - a C14 window of 2 cinque foiled lights with a quatre foil in a two-centred head, a C16 2 light window and a blocked C12 light high in the wall. The 7-cant roofs over nave and chancel are C19. At the W end is a red brick early C19 bell tower mounted on the original W wall and with a contemporary brick supporting wall to the E. This has grey brick drapering and a pyramidical peg tile roof. On N, S and W faces are 2 light bell chamber openings with label moulding heads. The S porch is C19 but has C15 cambered and moulded tie beam with moulded braces. Graded for architectural, historic, topo- graphical and townscape value. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL6076025471

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 60760 25471

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