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Church of St Andrew and All Saints, Willingale Spain, Willingale

Description: Church of St Andrew and All Saints, Willingale Spain

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 118524

OS Grid Reference: TL5962507313
OS Grid Coordinates: 559625, 207313
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7418, 0.3106

Location: The Street, Willingale, Essex CM5 0SJ

Locality: Willingale
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM5 0SJ

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Listing Text

(West sisde),
5/116 Church of St. Andrew and
20.2.67 All Saints,
Willingale Spain


Parish Church, nave of C12, chancel of C15 and vestry and porch of C19 when
some restoration took place. Of flint rubble, coursed in nave walling, with
some freestone and pudding stone with clunch and Roman brick dressings. Roofs
are gabled in peg tiles. The chancel has C19 east window of 3 lights of
Decorated character. The north wall has 2, C15 two light windows with
cinquefoiled heads and moulded labels with between, remnants of blocked doorway.
The south wall has 2 similar windows and a restored C15 doorway. The C15
chancel arch is of 2 chamfered orders with attached, semi-octagonal shafts with
moulded capitals and bases, grooved for former road screen. The nave has, in
the north wall two C12 high placed, semi-circular headed windows and C12 door
opening with C19 door with fine C12 scrolled ironwork. The south wall has 3
windows; a C13 lancet, a C14 two cinquefoiled light window with tracery in
square head and a C12 small light. The south doorway is of the C12 with square
jambs of stone and Roman brick and semi-circular head. In west wall is a
probably C17 semi-circular leaded windowof brick. 'Portal' type bell frame
now of only one frame but with double arched bracing to tiebeam, the inner pair,
cusped. This now helps to support a white weatherboarded bell chamber with
small weatherboarded spire. C19 white weatherboarded porch on south. Font
of late C14 octagonal with quatrefoils in circles and alternate roses and heads
on panels. Stem has trefoiled panels. C15 piscinae in chancel and oolite altar
slab with grooved and chamfered edge and recut consecration crosses. Included
for Architectural, Historic, Townscape and Group Value. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL5962507313

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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