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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Moreton, Essex

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Latitude: 51.741 / 51°44'27"N

Longitude: 0.2253 / 0°13'31"E

OS Eastings: 553742

OS Northings: 207038

OS Grid: TL537070

Mapcode National: GBR MGC.XF2

Mapcode Global: VHHMG.VHHQ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118459

Location: Moreton, Epping Forest, Essex, CM5

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Moreton

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Moreton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

4/27 (North side)
20.2.67 Church of St. Mary the


Parish church. C13, C15 and late C18. Flint rubble with limestone and clunch
dressings. Red brick tower and red plain tile roofs. Early C13 nave, has on
north wall, late C15 window with moulded jambs, label and 2 cinquefoiled lights
under a segmental pointed head, and 2 early C13 lancets. North door is of 1868.
South wall has a C18 window, an early C13 lancet and a C15 window of 2 lights,
square headed with label. C18, south door. West wall has C18 door to tower
and inscription recording rebuilding tower in 1787. Roof has chamfered
tiebeams, with octagonal crownposts, braced to ties. Mid C13 Chancel, has 3
lancets in east wall. Two of the C13 and one of 1868. North wall has 2 C13
lancets. South wall has one window of 1868 in earlier opening and one late
C15 window with one cinquefoiled light in square head. No structural division
between nave and chancel. C15 seven cant roof with moulded tiebeams. C15
south porch, with braced tie beam, but was extensively restored in 1868. C19
north vestry. Red brick west tower in flemish bond built in 1787. Late C12
font, of purbeck marble with square bowl, and ornament to sides of fleur-de-lys,
crescent disc and whorls. Cylindrical stem with four detached angle shafts.
Circa 1600 carved panels and moulded top, incorporated in C19 pulpit.
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL5374207038

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