Monument record MCC7625 - All Saints Church, Fordham

Summary

The west face of the tower was repaired in red brick c.1700 and retopped in `gaults' in the C19.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9275 2808 (29m by 22m) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92NW
County ESSEX
Civil Parish FORDHAM, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

The west face of the tower was repaired in red brick c.1700 and retopped in `gaults' in the C19.<1> In the C18 the west side of the tower was much damaged and in the early part of the C19 the greater part of the bell chamber was rebuilt.<2>

Restoration by Joseph Grimes, 1861.<3>

Five digital photographs of All Saint's Church, Fordham, taken August 2016.<4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: Department of the Environment. 1982. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Colchester Rural. p136.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: RCHME. 1922. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex - Volume 3. Vol 3, p102-3.
  • <3> Monograph: Bettley, James and Pevsner, Nikolaus. 2007. The buildings of England: Essex. p.365.
  • <4> Photograph: Tipper, J.. 2016. Photographs of All Saint's Church, Fordham. Digital.

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Record last edited

Sep 15 2016 1:32PM

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