CHURCH OF ST GILES AND ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1147049
Date first listed:
08-Feb-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GILES AND ALL SAINTS, HIGH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GILES AND ALL SAINTS, HIGH ROAD

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

District:
Thurrock (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 64440 81971

Details

1. HIGH ROAD 5221 Orsett Church of St Giles and All Saints TQ 68 SW 5/49 8.2.60

I

2. Part C12 with extensive C14, and C15 alterations. Flint and ragstone rubble with Reigate dressings. Roofs tiled, and weatherboarded spire. C12 Nave has north arcade of 3, C15 arches and 2 of C14. South wall has C14 window of 3 ogee cinquefoiled lights and a C14 window of 2 cinque-foiled lights. South doorway of circa 1160 with semi-circular arch, chevron ornament, attached shafts with carved capitals and bases. Small C12 window adjacent. C19 west windows. C14 north aisle has 2, C14 windows of 2 trefoiled lights in 2 centred heads. C15 wood staircase door with 2 centred arch. C14 north doorway, with moulded jambs, and 2 centred head. Late C15 or early C16 North Chapel, with C19 east window. North wall has 2 original windows of 2 cinquefoiled lights in 2 centred head. C14 chancel has original east window of 4 trefoiled lights in a 2 centred head. North wall late C15 arcade with 2 centred arches. Early C14 window of 2 trefoiled lights in south wall. Cl5 North-west tower, of 3 stages with plain parapet, embattled turret, and surmounted by a spire. Some Cl7 brick in tower. C19 west door with C17 brick window above. Second stage has C17 brick window and door to roof with 2 centred head. Bell chamber has 4 windows of 2 four centred lights. South porch is C15 with later part rebuilding. Nave and chancel roofs are crown post and 7 cants, with arch braced tie beams. South porch also has crown post roof. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ6444081971

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
119701
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/10364/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Hurst. Source Historic England Archive
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