Find Spot record MCC7192 - Church of St John the Baptist, Mount Bures


Church fabric includes Roman brick quoins.


Grid reference TL 9045 3246 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL93SW
County ESSEX


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Church fabric includes Roman brick quoins. Quoins of chancel and reused quoins of C19 south transept are Roman brick. North doorway has jambs of Roman brick; a late C12 window in the nave south wall has a Roman brick round head.<1><3><4> The Roman quoins of the old parts can easily be distinguished from the new builds. Norman windows with Roman brick dressings in the west wall, south wall and north wall.<2>


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  • <1> DESC TEXT: RCHME. 1922. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex - Volume 3. Vol 3, p.184.
  • <2> Monograph: Bettley, James and Pevsner, Nikolaus. 2007. The buildings of England: Essex. p.903.
  • <3> MENTION: unknown. unknown. SMR.
  • <4> Monograph: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. Historic Churches: a wasting asset. p.100.
  • <5> AP: Tyler, Sue. 1986. Mount Bures.
  • <6> AP: Tyler, Sue. 2000. CP/00/14/13, 14, 15.
  • <7> AP: Tyler, Sue. 2000. CP/00/15/2, 3, 4.

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Sep 15 2016 12:58PM

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