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Waltham Abbey Walls, Including Chapter House Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham Abbey, Essex

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Latitude: 51.688 / 51°41'16"N

Longitude: -0.0023 / 0°0'8"W

OS Eastings: 538191

OS Northings: 200690

OS Grid: TL381006

Mapcode National: GBR KM.B3P

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.XT5W

Entry Name: Waltham Abbey Walls, Including Chapter House Wall

Listing Date: 3 February 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117611

Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, EN9

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Waltham Abbey

Built-Up Area: Waltham Abbey

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Waltham Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

1. Waltham Abbey Walls, including
Chapter House Wall
TL 3800 NW 1/1E 3.2.71.

Late C12 or early Cl3, dating from rebuilding period after 1184, raising of
Priory to Abbey and before 1242, date of rededication of enlarged church. Rubble,
incorporating some flintwork, and red brickwork, some perhaps original. North
west section later became part of Abbey House and incorporates brick fireplaces
from the time of Sir Edward Denny, died 1399; mullioned and transomed window
now blocked. 2 red brick piers in centre of north wall have stone plinths
and pyramidal caps. Abbey House demolished 1770.

Church of the Holy Cross and St Lawrence, Abbey Gateway, Midnight Chapel and
Harolds Bridge, Walls of Abbey and Chapter House, Garden Wall and the Vicarage
form a group.

Listing NGR: TL3819100690

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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