Monument record MCC6957 - All Saints' Church, Inworth

Summary

In C19 the church was restored and the west tower and south porch rebuilt.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8792 1785 (23m by 14m) (FCE)
Map sheet TL81NE
County ESSEX
Civil Parish MESSING-CUM-INWORTH, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

In C19 the church was restored and the west tower and south porch rebuilt. The plate includes a cup and cover-paten of 1571.<1>
"Ambitious red brick W. tower and S. porch, competently if not sensitively done. The date is 1876-7, the architect J. Clarke."<2>
The west tower fell in the C17, to be replaced by the present structure in the last century.<3>
Chancel east window is c.1876, as is the west window in the nave, and a window in the south wall. South porch is gabled in red brick with red plain tile roof, all c.1876. <4>

Five digital photographs of All Saints' Church, lnworth, taken August 2016.<5>

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: RCHME. 1922. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex - Volume 3. Vol 3, pp.138-139.
  • <2> Monograph: Bettley, James and Pevsner, Nikolaus. 2007. The buildings of England: Essex. p.508.
  • <3> Monograph: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. Historic Churches: a wasting asset. p.110.
  • <4> DESC TEXT: Department of the Environment. 1982. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Colchester Rural. p.261A.
  • <5> Photograph: Tipper, J.. 2016. Photographs of All Saints' Church, lnworth. Digital.

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Record last edited

Sep 15 2016 11:06AM

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