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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wickford, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6211 / 51°37'15"N

Longitude: 0.4821 / 0°28'55"E

OS Eastings: 571920

OS Northings: 194277

OS Grid: TQ719942

Mapcode National: GBR PLX.8PJ

Mapcode Global: VHJKN.9JQ4

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 4 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112314

Location: Ramsden Bellhouse, Basildon, Essex, CM11

County: Essex

District: Basildon

Civil Parish: Ramsden Bellhouse

Built-Up Area: Wickford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ramsden Bellhouse St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


717/3/98 CHURCH ROAD
04-JUL-55 RAMSDEN BELLHOUSE
CHURCH OF ST MARY

II*
Church. Early C15 timber framed and weatherboarded tower with a broach spire. (C. A. Hewett ascribes the tower to circa 1425). Nave and chancel remodelled C19 but with surviving C15/C16 roofs. The construction of the tower is of particular interest. The 4 post bell tower is carried on a heavy framed rectangular base with heavy braces on the north and south. There is an original C15 door on the west side, with carved spandrels. The south porch is Cl4-C15.

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