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Former Church of St Martin, Colchester

Description: Former Church of St Martin

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 117222

OS Grid Reference: TL9961025347
OS Grid Coordinates: 599610, 225347
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8909, 0.8994

Location: W Stockwell Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1HN

Locality: Colchester
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO1 1HN

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Listing Text

995 (East Side)
Former Church of St Martin
TL 9925 SE 5/222


This item shall be upgraded to grade II* (star).


995 (East Side)
Former Church of
TL 9925 SE 5/222 St Martin


Early C12 origin to nave and west tower added later in the century. Rest
of the building largely C14 and C15 with considerable C19 restoration.
Much Roman brick was used in the building. The upper part of the tower
fell into ruins in the C17 (probably after the siege in 1648). An unusual
feature is the C14 roof truss forming an open screen in the chancel. No
longer in ecclesiastical use.

Listing NGR: TL9961025347

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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