Monument record MCC7382 - St Marys Church, Peldon


The church is recorded at the time of Domesday.


Grid reference Centred TL 9895 1678 (52m by 83m) (FCE)
Map sheet TL91NE


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Full Description

The nave shows no features earlier than the C14. The church is recorded at the time of Domesday. The site has a reasonable archaeological potential as the Saxon and Norman churches require elucidation. <1> Other ref. <2>

Site Assessment = Unfortunately burial continues near the church and a number of fairly recent graves may have encroached upon the site of the earlier chancel. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. CBA Research Report No. 19 Historic Churches - a wasting asset. p116.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Department of the Environment. 1982. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Colchester Rural. p279.

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Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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