Monument record MCC7541 - Remains of All Saints Church, 60m north west of Stanway Hall Farm


Ruins of All Saints church built in the C14 and restored in the early C17 when the north porch was added.


Grid reference TL 9529 2207 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

Ruins of All Saints church built in the C14 and restored in the early C17 when the north porch was added. It fell into disuse probably in the later C17. <1> Formerly the parish church; walls of pebble and ragstone rubble with a large admixture of tiles and brick. The chancel has entirely disappeared except for the chancel arch now blocked and containing an early C17 window of brick with a crowstepped gable. <2> Other ref. <3> <4> <5> AP <6>. Photographic survey <7>. Site scheduled May 2001. <8> Photo refs <9> <10>

Site Assessment = The ruin stands in the grounds of Colchester Zoo. In a dangerous condition. Recommended for scheduling. <1> Ruined and now in a very poor state. <3>

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1975. SMR.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: RCHME. 1922. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex - Volume 3. Vol 3, p208-9.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. CBA Research Report No. 19 Historic Churches - a wasting asset. p118-9.
  • <4> DESC TEXT: Department of the Environment. 1982. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Colchester Rural. p301.
  • <5> DESC TEXT: Pevsner, N. 1954. The Buildings of England, Essex. p336.
  • <6> AP: Strachan, David. 1998. CP/98/12/15 and CP/98/13/1.
  • <7> Historic Building Recording: Garwood, A.. 1998. All Saints Church, Great Stanway, Colchester, Essex, Building Recording.
  • <8> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Remains of All Saints Church, 60m NW of Stanway Hall Farm.
  • <9> Photograph: Unsourced (see Source EX59800). 1998 ?. All Saints Stanway. A4.
  • <10> Photograph: Tyler, Sue. 2000. All Saints Church, Gt Stanway. print.

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Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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