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All Saints, Nazeing, Essex

(51°44′37″N, 0°2′48″E)
TL 414 070
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Essex
now Essex
medieval London
now Chelmsford
  • Ron Baxter
24 July 2018

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Feature Sets

Nazeing is a small village in the Epping Forest district of SW Essex, and the church is outside the village centre on the N side. All Saints has a flint chancel with a N vestry, and a second vestry to the N of the first. The nave has a 15thc N aisle, with a 4-bay arcade, and a brick S porch and a brick W tower with a SE turret, both of the 15thc. The only Romanesque feature is a reset cevron voussoir in bay 2 of the nave arcade.


Nazeing was held before and after the Conquest by the canons of the Holy Cross at Waltham, and was assessed at 5 hides. A smaller holding of 1 hide washeld by Odo from Ranulf, bother of Ilger.


Interior Features

Interior Decoration


J. Bettley and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England. Essex, New Haven and London 2007, 609-10.

F. Chancellor, 'Nazing [Nazeing] Church', Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, New Series XIV, III, 173.

J. Cooper, The Church Dedications and Saints’ Cults of Medieval Essex, Lancaster 2011, 151.

Historic England Listed Building, English Heritage Legacy ID: 118744

RCHME, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex, Volume 2: Central and South West (1921),

Victoria County History: Essex V (1966)