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Church of St Mary and St Clement, Clavering

Description: Church of St Mary and St Clement

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 121605

OS Grid Reference: TL4707531812
OS Grid Coordinates: 547075, 231812
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9653, 0.1394

Location: Pelham Road, Clavering, Essex CB11 4PQ

Locality: Clavering
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB11 4PQ

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
and St Clement
TL 4731 41/130 21.2.67


A flint rubble church of the late C14 and early C15. The nave, aisles, chancel
and south porch are battlemented and west tower has angle buttresses and a
battlemented parapet. The church was built on the site of an earlier church.
The chancel was built in the late C14 and the rest of the church was built
at the end of the C14 or the beginning of the C15. The nave has 5 bays with
a large clerestorey and original angel roof. The fittings include a C13 octagonal
font of Purbeck marble, a C17 carved pulpit on a C15 stem, some C17 monuments
and C16 and C17 brasses. There is also some C15 and C17 glass. The church
was moderately restored in the C19.
The church is sited close to the moated site of Clavering Castle, and the C13
Manor house ("The Bury"). Graded for its architectural, historical and topographical
value. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL4707531812

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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