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WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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: WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1305850

Location

WALL TO THE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Nov-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113713

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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.

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 75681 25660

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