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CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE

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 MAGDALENE

List entry Number: 1122255

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CHURCH STREET, GREAT BURSTEAD

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

County: Essex

District: Basildon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Burstead and South Green

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Nov-1990

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112316

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2013

TQ 69 SE 2/59 5209 4.7.55

CHURCH STREET GREAT BURSTEAD Church of St Mary Magdalene

(Formerly listed as Church of St Margaret)

(Formerly listed as Church of St Magdalene)

GV I

A random stone rubble Church of Norman origin, the nave has 1 Norman window on the north side. The remainder of the church is mainly of the C14 and C15. The north and south porches and the South Chapel are early C16 additions. The north porch has heavy timber arches. The west tower has angle buttresses and a castellated parapet and is surmounted by a shingled spire. The west end, the former reredos of the Church of St Christopher-le-Stocks in the City of London, with Corinthian pilasters and a segmental pediment. The C18 alter rail, also came from a church in the City of London. There are C18 wall monuments, one to James Fishpoole (D 1767). The church has a fine oak dugout chest of the C12, it is said to have been used to collect money from the Crusades in the reign of Henry I. (RCHM 4

Seating is C20 except for restored C15 benches in the south aisle. Fine crown-post roofs to nave and south aisle. North and south porches also have crown-post roofs. Remains of C14 and C15/16 wall paintings on south wall of south aisle.



Listing NGR: TQ6806592239

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National Grid Reference: TQ 68065 92239

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