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Church of St Erkenwald, Southend-on-Sea

Description: Church of St Erkenwald

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 24 March 1987
Date Delisted: 14 March 1996
English Heritage Building ID: 122967

OS Grid Reference: TQ8901285498
OS Grid Coordinates: 589012, 185498
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5367, 0.7240

Location: 157 York Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 SS1 2DU

Locality: Southend-on-Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Country: England
Postcode: SS1 2DU

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 14th March 1996.

TQ 88NE 2/90
Church of St


Church. 1904. Designed by Walter J Tapper. Yellow stock brick; pitched tiled
roof. 4 bay nave,with north aisle, 2 bay chancel with canted east end.
Gothic revival manner.Entrance to south-west in pointed arched doorway. Lancets
to body of church, high in wall. Spired stone capped stair turrets flanking
west end which has large traceried oculus.Slab-like buttresses to apse,
rising above parapet. Triple lancets to east end. Copper flche above chancel
arch. Broad, tall interior with slab-like internal buttresses rising into
giant arches, pierced with pointed arches to lower part. Pointed arches to
north aisle. Western baptistry separated from nave by triple arcade with clustered
columns. Barrel ceiling with transverse arches and decorative plasterwork.

Listing NGR: TQ8901285498

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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