Essex

All Saints, Ashdon, Essex (1/2)

All Saints, Ashdon, Essex (1/2) There are some churches, that, as soon as you enter them, you know you're going ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Little Easton, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Little Easton, Essex The church of St Mary the Virgin dates back to the 12th century ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex St Mary the Virgin, Hatfield Broad Oak, was originally part of a ...
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Holy Trinity, Littlebury, Essex

Holy Trinity, Littlebury, Essex Holy Trinity church dates back to Norman times. The south and north doors are 12th century ...
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St Andrews, Helions Bumpstead, Essex

St Andrews, Helions Bumpstead, Essex St Andrew's in Helions Bumpstead is an unusually light church. In part this is due ...
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St Botolph’s, Hadstock, Essex

St Botolph's, Hadstock, Essex The current building of St Botolph's in the village of Hadstock dates back to 1020 when ...
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St Andrew, Bulmer, Essex

St Andrew, Bulmer, Essex The church of St Andrew in Bulmer dates to the 12th century. The north arcade in ...
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St Botolph, Beauchamp Roding, Essex

St Botolph, Beauchamp Roding, Essex The church of St Botolph stands high and alone on a ridge near the village ...
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St Andrew’s, Wormingford, Essex

St Andrew's, Wormingford, Essex Wormingford, in North Essex has its own version of the George and the Dragon story. In ...
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The Abbey Church of Holy Cross and St Lawrence, Waltham Abbey, Essex

The Abbey Church of Holy Cross and St Lawrence, Waltham Abbey, Essex The Abbey Church of Holy Cross and St ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Little Sampford, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Little Sampford, Essex There are some churches where setting, exterior and interior combine to form a ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Great Bardfield, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Great Bardfield, Essex The church of St Mary the Virgin, Great Bardfield dates back to the ...
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St Barnabas, Alphamstone, Essex

St Barnabas, Alphamstone, Essex The little village of Alphamstone is recorded in the Domesday Book, but there is archaeological evidence ...
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St Mary’s, Stebbing, Essex (2/2)

St Mary's, Stebbing, Essex (2/2) Stebbing church has several compass designs ranging from simple circles to elaborate daisy wheels with ...
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St Mary’s, Stebbing, Essex (1/2)

St Mary's Stebbing Essex (1/2) The light and airy church of St Mary the Virgin in the little village of ...
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St Katharine, Little Bardfield, Essex

St Katharine, Little Bardfield, Essex The tower of St Katharine is pre-Conquest, but the tower arch is 15th century and ...
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Gloucester Cathedral Smoker

March Miscellany

March Miscellany Welcome to this month's roundup of items of interest from the internet and twitter feeds. Pictures We have ...
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St Mary, Moreton, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Moreton, Essex The church of St Mary stands on a mound to the east side of ...
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St Laurence, Ridgewell, Essex (2/2)

St Laurence, Ridgewell, Essex (2/2) St Laurence church has several compass drawn circle designs, including a very clear daisy wheel ...
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St Laurence, Ridgewell, Essex (1/2)

St Laurence, Ridgewell, Essex (1/2) The fine, light church of St Laurence has stood in the village of Ridgewell in ...
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St Mary’s, Great Dunmow, Essex

St Mary's, Great Dunmow, Essex Great Dunmow, in Essex, is famous for its Flitch Trials, where married couples can win ...
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All Saints, Maldon, Essex

All Saints, Maldon, Essex The town of Maldon, of sea salt fame, has been a settlement on the Blackwater Estuary ...
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St Andrews, Halstead, Essex

St Andrews, Halstead, Essex St Andrews church is in the centre of Halstead, a market town in Essex. The church ...
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St Nicholas, Castle Hedingham, Essex

St Nicholas, Castle Hedingham, Essex Castle Hedingham, despite being in Essex, was the ancestral home of the de Vere family, ...
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St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh, Essex

St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh, Essex The church of St John the Baptist, Essex, was built in the 14th century ...
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St Augustine of Canterbury, Birdbrook, Essex

St Augustine of Canterbury, Birdbrook, Essex The main features of St Augustine of Canterbury in Birdbrook, Essex are the excellently ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Strethall, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Strethall, Essex There has been a church on this site since before the Domesday book was ...
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St Mary’s Priory, Little Dunmow, Essex (3/3)

St Mary's Priory, Little Dunmow, Essex (3/3) The previous post for St Mary's Priory church at Little Dunmow in Essex ...
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St Mary’s Priory, Little Dunmow, Essex (2/3)

St Mary's Priory, Little Dunmow, Essex (2/3) In the previous post of St Mary's Priory in Little Dunmow, we looked ...
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St Mary’s Priory, Little Dunmow, Essex (1/3)

St Mary's Priory, Little Dunmow, Essex (1/3) St Mary's Priory, Little Dunmow is a strange church. The windows on the ...
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St Nicholas, Elmdon, Essex

St Nicholas, Elmdon, Essex St Nicholas church in Elmdon Essex has a 15th century tower, but the rest of the ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Tilty, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Tilty, Essex The church of St Mary the Virgin was originally the Chapel Outside the Gate ...
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St Mary the Virgin, High Easter, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, High Easter, Essex The parish church of St Mary the Virgin in High Easter is a ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Manuden, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Manuden, Essex The church of St Mary the Virgin lies as the heart of the village ...
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Swastika pelta

St Martin, Little Waltham, Essex

St Martin, Little Waltham, Essex The church of St Martin at Little Waltham dates back to the Normans, but was ...
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Merels and Fours

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (4/4)

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (4/4) The north arcade has a wide variety of graffiti and also holds ...
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Amor Vincit omnia

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (3/4)

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (3/4) Rood-loft Stairs Doorway To the south side of the chancel arch is ...
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Compass drawn spiral

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (2/4)

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (2/4) South Arcade The south arcade of St Mary and St Clement has ...
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Anchor

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (1/4)

St Mary and St Clement, Clavering, Essex (1/4) The chancel of St Mary and St Clement was built in the ...
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St Andrews Church, Great Yeldham, Essex

St Andrews Church, Great Yeldham, Essex St Andrews church in Great Yeldham, Essex appears in Violet Pritchard's English Medieval Graffiti ...
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All Saints, Rickling, Essex

All Saints, Rickling, Essex All Saints Church, Rickling is an interesting church in more ways than one. For a start, ...
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Name, date

Holy Cross, Felsted, Essex

Holy Cross, Felsted, Essex Holy Cross is a wide, light-filled church built in the 12th century with additions and alterations ...
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Paternoster

St Mary the Virgin, Lindsell, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Lindsell, Essex This is a pretty, but odd-shaped church. It is wider than it is long ...
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Script face

St Mary the Virgin, Elsenham, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Elsenham, Essex St Mary the Virgin is a charming church, close to Stansted Airport, out of ...
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memorial, IH

St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Foxearth, Essex

St Peter & St Paul's Church, Foxearth, Essex St Peter and St Paul's Church in Foxearth presents some challenges to ...
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IHS monogram, pentagram, 5 pointed star

St Mary Church, Chickney, Essex

St Mary Church, Chickney, Essex The church of St Mary in Chickney, Essex is a Churches Conservation Trust church you ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Wendens Ambo, Essex

St Mary the Virgin, Wendens Ambo, Essex The church of St Mary the Virgin in the wonderfully named village of ...
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