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Parish Church of St Mary, Theydon Bois

Description: Parish Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 118838

OS Grid Reference: TQ4484699276
OS Grid Coordinates: 544846, 199276
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6736, 0.0934

Location: Piercing Hill, Theydon Bois, Essex CM16 7JN

Locality: Theydon Bois
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM16 7JN

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Listing Text

20.2.67 Parish Church of
St. Mary


Parish Church. 1850 by Sydney Smirke, of red bricks with stone dressings and
gabled slate roof. Barn like unaisled nave and articulated, lower chancel,
all with small buttresses, angled on the corners. South west tower with pointed
entrance arch which is square with broached octagonal bell stage with octagonal
copper clad spire. Windows are generally of paired lights with trefoiled heads,
but east window is of simplified geometrical decorated form of three lights
with three circles above. West window has 3 lancet like openings and separate
small circular lights. North nave roof slope has 3 gabled slated dormers. C20
vestry and ancillary block at east end of north side. Internally, arch braced
collar, open trussed roofs over both nave and chancel springing from low level
from corbel blocks. Chamfered chancel arch without capitals. Funerary
hatchments on spandrels of arcade.

Listing NGR: TQ4484699276

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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