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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chickney

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 122145

OS Grid Reference: TL5742628049
OS Grid Coordinates: 557426, 228049
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9287, 0.2882

Location: Chickney, Essex CM6 2BY

Locality: Chickney
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM6 2BY

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Listing Text

CHICKNEY Church of St Mary
The Virgin
TL52NE 3/9


Church - Late CID or early Cll Nave, with early C13 Chancel and C14 West Tower.
Flint rubble with limestone and clunch dressings. Red plain tile roof. West tower
is of 3 stages with pyramid roof and diagonal west buttresses C14 tower arch, and
part restored West window. C14 windows in upper stages. Nave has C14 door and
windows, and 2 pre-Conquest windows. Chancel has C14 east window and C13 moulded
string, with foliate stops. 4 early C13 lancet windows. Remains of pre-Conquest
chancel include part of blocked windows. Early C14 Chancel arch, and C15 squint.
Early C15 timber south porch. Seven cant chancel roof probably original. Early C14
nave roof is crown post with clasping head and moulded base and capital to central
post. C14 font with C16 cover. Early C13 trefoil headed piscina. (RCHM1:CAH.1974)

Listing NGR: TL5742628049

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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