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WALTHAM ABBEY WALLS, INCLUDING CHAPTER HOUSE WALL

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: WALTHAM ABBEY WALLS, INCLUDING CHAPTER HOUSE WALL

List entry Number: 1124157

Location

WALTHAM ABBEY WALLS, INCLUDING CHAPTER HOUSE WALL

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

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Waltham Abbey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1971

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 117611

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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. Waltham Abbey Walls, including 1767 Chapter House Wall TL 3800 NW 1/1E 3.2.71. II GV

2. Late C12 or early Cl3, dating from rebuilding period after 1184, raising of Priory to Abbey and before 1242, date of rededication of enlarged church. Rubble, incorporating some flintwork, and red brickwork, some perhaps original. North west section later became part of Abbey House and incorporates brick fireplaces from the time of Sir Edward Denny, died 1399; mullioned and transomed window now blocked. 2 red brick piers in centre of north wall have stone plinths and pyramidal caps. Abbey House demolished 1770.

Church of the Holy Cross and St Lawrence, Abbey Gateway, Midnight Chapel and Harolds Bridge, Walls of Abbey and Chapter House, Garden Wall and the Vicarage form a group.

Listing NGR: TL3819100690

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National Grid Reference: TL 38191 00690

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