Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 427076
OS Grid Reference: TQ6073662124
OS Grid Coordinates: 560736, 162124
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3355, 0.3061
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TQ 66 SW STANSTED STANSTED HILL
2/8 (east side)
Church of St Mary
Church. Completely rebuilt c.1400, restored in C19. Coursed rubble stone. Plain
tiled roofs. West tower, nave with north aisle, chancel. 3 stage west tower with
diagonal buttresses. Low broach spire. Rectangular belfry openings. Tall lancet
window on 1st storey on west side of tower over painted arched doorway, with
drip-mould over. Boarded doors with strap-hinges. 2 bay nave with pair of 2-light
mullioned windows, to left flat-headed, to right pointed-arched, both with
drip-moulds over, to south. Single flat-headed 2-light window to north. 1 bay
chancel with flat-headed windows to north and south. Pointed-arched window to
east. All tracery restored, Interior: original tower arch, 2 bay north aisle and
chancel arch, all on octagonal piers. Hollow chamfers on arches. Wooden chancel
screen with ogee quatrefoils, possibly pre-dating present church. Rafter roofs.
Listing NGR: TQ6069161718
Source: English Heritage
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