WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1305850

Date first listed: 29-Nov-1973

Statutory Address: WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 75681 25660

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Reasons for Designation

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Details



691/5/187 CHURCH STREET 29-NOV-73 BOCKING CHURCH STREET (Northwest side) WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

II*

C16 with C17 and later repairs MATERIALS: Flint rubble, patched with brick of various dates.

PLAN: On S and W sides of churchyard

EXTERIOR A C16 flint rubble wall, patched with C17 and later brick. It is embattled and has moulded stone copings. Near the NW end are traces of an opening. The N wall is C17 brick on a flint rubble base.

HISTORY The church of St Mary, Bocking is an important C14 and later wool church that has considerable work of the late C15 and early C16, a campaign of works to which the wall may be related.

SOURCES RCHME Essex I (1916), 33

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION The wall to the church of St Mary the Virgin, Braintree, Essex is designated at Grade II* for the following principal reasons: * An important survival of a C16 churchyard wall, much restored in the C17 and later.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 113713

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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