Monument record MCC7839 - All Saints Church, Colchester

Summary

the church was restored in the middle of the C19 when the existing N arcade of the nave replaced a previous, worn one.

Location

Grid reference TL 9992 2519 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

the church was restored in the middle of the C19 when the existing N arcade of the nave replaced a previous, worn one. Features and fittings include: 3 C17 bells, one late C16 bell; mid C17 communion table; late C17 and early C18 floor slabs; early C18 monument; plate includes early C17 cup, large cup of 1714 and small paten of the same date. <1> Apart from the W tower mostly of 1861. Stained glass W windows pretty, no doubt of c.1861, W window is of 1905. <2> S wall of nave refaced in 1855. The doorway in the centre of the S wall of the chancel was blocked in 1800. The church was heavily restored in 1855-9. <3>

Site Management: = Redundant 1952, subsequently acquired by Colchester Borough Council and now houses the Natural History Museum. <3>

Site Assessment = Graveyard is small, well kept, contains a number of unexceptional monuments. Graveyard has been encroached upon, particularly by the widening of the High Street. <3>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: RCHME. 1922. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex - Volume 3. Vol 3, pp.32-33.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Pevsner, N. 1954. The Buildings of England, Essex. p118.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. CBA Research Report No. 19 Historic Churches - a wasting asset. p30.
  • <4> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1971. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest:Colchester. p57.

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Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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