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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Orsett, Thurrock

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5477 / 51°32'51"N

Longitude: 0.3592 / 0°21'33"E

OS Eastings: 563678

OS Northings: 185834

OS Grid: TQ636858

Mapcode National: GBR NL6.TY5

Mapcode Global: VHJKZ.5CRD

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 8 February 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119635

Location: Thurrock, RM14

County: Thurrock

Electoral Ward/Division: Orsett

Built-Up Area: Bulphan

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bulphan St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

1.
5221 CHURCH ROAD
Bulphan
Church of St Mary
TQ 68 NW 1/7 8.2.60

I

2.
Late C15 with extensive C19 rebuilding. Limestone and flint rubble, C19
brick and timber framing. C15 nave, largely rebuilt has 2 late C15 windows
re-set in north wall each with 2 cinquefoiled lights in square heads. C15
south doorway with hollow chamfered jambs 4 centred head and moulded label.
C15 chancel has C19 east window, and C15 window in north wall, of 2 trefoiled
lights in a square head. Similar window in south wall. C15 belfry within
C19 timber framed and plastered walls. Original main structure remains with
arched shores, arch braces,and saltire bracing. Three bays in height, it
was formerly capped by a spire. C15 south porch has entrance with moulded
jambs and 4 centred head, with carved spandrels. Moulded tie beam and cusped
bargeboards. Side windows have 4 centred heads, traceried spandrels, and
moulded mullions. Roof is king post and moulded ridge beam with curved braces.
(RCHM 1).


Listing NGR: TQ6367885834

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