Monument record MCC10041 - Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Wivenhoe

Summary

Churchyard surrounding St Mary the Virgin's Church, Wivenhoe.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 03899 21530 (57m by 56m)
Map sheet TM02SW
County ESSEX
Civil Parish WIVENHOE, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Churchyard surrounding St Mary the Virgin's Church, Wivenhoe.

Graveyard has been devastated and largely cleared with headstones leaned carelessly against boundary walls though a few monuments are in situ.<1>

A test pit evaluation on the south side of the Church was undertaken by Colchester Archaeological Trust in 2020 and defined ten in situ burials, c.0.75-1.20m in depth below ground level.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. Historic Churches: a wasting asset. p.124.
  • <2> Evaluation Report: Hicks, Elliot. 2020. Archaeological monitoring and test-pit evaluation at St Mary's Church, High Street, Wivenhoe, Essex, CO7 9BD. CAT Report 1551.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 4 2020 8:48AM

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