Monument record MCC7316 - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney

Summary

The present church replaced a Norman building of which virtually nothing is known although the occasional fragment of dressed stone has turned up.

Location

Grid reference TL 9281 1742 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL91NW
Civil Parish LAYER MARNEY, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

The present church replaced a Norman building of which virtually nothing is known although the occasional fragment of dressed stone has turned up. Awaits discovery. <1>

AP <2>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- AP: unknown. unknown. Layer Marney.
  • --- Watching Brief Report: Orr, Kate. 2003. An archaeological watching brief at Rockingham's Farm, Layer Marney, Essex September 2002-July 2003.
  • <1> Monograph: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. Historic Churches: a wasting asset. p.112.
  • <2> AP: Tyler, Sue. 1986. Layer Marney Towers.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Sep 12 2016 9:32AM

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