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Church of All Saints, High Ongar

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118419

OS Grid Reference: TL5799504587
OS Grid Coordinates: 557995, 204587
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7178, 0.2858

Location: Norton Lane, High Ongar, Essex CM5 9RP

Locality: High Ongar
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM5 9RP

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Listing Text

7/1 Church of All Saints


Church. C12, with C14 and later alterations. In coursed flint, with stone
dressings. Red plain tile roof. Bell turret with short, square spire. C12
Chancel, has restored C14 east window. with 2 centred rear arch, and 1 north
window of the same date, of one cinquefoiled light in a 2 centred head. 2
windows in south wall are C14, but the eastern one is extensively restored.
C12 nave has 2 windows in north wall of C14, both with 2 cinquefoiled lights
with tracery in almost semi-circular heads. C14, north doorway with chamfered
and moulded jambs, and a moulded semi-circular arch. South wall has 2 windows
matching those on the north wall. C14, south doorway has 2 centred arch of
2 orders, and incorporates re-used C13 material. West window is C14, but
extensively restored C19. Nave and Chancel roofs, early C14 with octagonal
crownposts. C19 rafters. Early C14 integral belfry sub-structure. South porch
is C19. Late C12 font, of Barnack stone, with square bowl, and four attached
shafts with moulded capitals and bases. C14 piscina and late C12 pillar-piscina
with moulded top and shaft with spiral flutings. Screen is C19, but incorporates
cinquefoiled ogee traceried heads of C14. 6 open benches with carved ends,
all of C16 or earlier. C13 slip-tiles of various designs, adjacent to font.
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL5799504587

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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