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CAT Report 1554: summary

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Historic building recording at St Mary’s Church, High Street, Wivenhoe, Essex, CO7 9BD: May 2020
by Mark Baister

Date report completed: May 2020
Location: St Mary’s Church, High Street, Wivenhoe, Essex, CO7 9BD
Map reference(s): TM 0389 2150 (centre)
File size: kb
Project type: Historic Building Recording
Significance of the results:

Summary. A programme of historic building recording was carried out by Colchester Archaeological Trust at St Mary’s Church, Wivenhoe, Essex in May 2020.

The structure recorded is a small porch projecting off of the southern aisle of St Mary’s church. Although constructed of sympathetic materials, including septaria, re-used Roman tile, flint nodules and ashlar blocks, the porch is clearly a later addition to the church. It was added to the building either during restoration work carried out in 1859 or shortly after that date.