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Scheduled Monuments in Essex

  1. A London mobilisation centre known as the North Weald Redoubt
    North Weald Bassett
  2. A moated site and fishpond in Howe Wood, 0.75km south-east of St Mary's Church
    Littlebury
  3. A moated site at Goddards Farm
    Great Sampford
  4. A Napoleonic coastal battery at Bath Side, 400m north west of Tower Hill
    Harwich
  5. Ambresbury Banks slight univallate hillfort
    Epping Upland
  6. Anglo-Saxon cemetery 150m east of Easterford Mill
    Feering
  7. Ashen House moat and fishpond, 500m north of St Augustine's Church.
    Ashen
  8. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment Foulness Island, 1947 Explosives Storage Area
    Foulness
  9. Audley End Mansion
    Saffron Walden
  10. Balkerne Gate Photos
    Colchester - Castle Ward
  11. Barn at Ingatestone Hall
    Ingatestone and Fryerning
  12. Barn near King John's Palace
    Writtle
  13. Battle (or Repell) Ditches
    Saffron Walden
  14. Beacon Hill Fort: a late 19th and 20th century coastal artillery fortification
    Harwich
  15. Beaumont Quay, Hamford Water: a 19th century quay and lime kiln
    Beaumont-cum-Moze
  16. Beckingham Hall (gatehouse and enclosure, walls including turrets)
    Tolleshunt Major
  17. Berechurch Dyke: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Romano-British town of Camulodunum
    Colchester - Berechurch Ward
  18. Bicknacre Priory
    Woodham Ferrers and Bicknacre
  19. Blunts Hall ringwork
    Witham
  20. Bocking windmill
    Braintree - Bocking North Ward
  21. Bourne Mill
    Colchester - New Town and Christ Church Ward
  22. Bowl barrow 110m north-east of Harlow Hospital
    Harlow - Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward
  23. Bowl barrow 120m north-west of the footbridge: one of three round barrows on Shelley Common
    Ongar
  24. Bowl barrow 140m north of Harlow Hospital
    Harlow - Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward
  25. Bowl barrow 230m north of Harlow Hospital
    Harlow - Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward
  26. Bowl barrow 500m north-west of Sturmer Hall
    Sturmer
  27. Bowl barrow 50m north-west of footbridge: one of three round barrows on Shelley Common
    Ongar
  28. Bowl barrow 90m north-west of the footbridge: one of three round barrows on Shelley Common
    Ongar
  29. Bowl barrow in Conyfield Wood, 570m NNE of Messing Park Farm Photos
    Messing-cum-Inworth
  30. Bowl barrow, 240m north of The Kennels
    Harlow - Old Harlow Ward
  31. Brockhold Farm moated site
    Finchingfield
  32. Bundish Hall moated site
    Moreton
  33. Bury Hill: a motte and bailey castle west of Castle Lane
    Saffron Walden
  34. Canfield Castle and associated moated enclosure
    Great Canfield
  35. Castle Grove: a ringwork 370m north-west of Elmdon church
    Elmdon
  36. Castle Mound: a motte 40m north of St John's Church
    Mount Bures
  37. Chapel at Harlowbury
    Harlow - Old Harlow Ward
  38. Chiswick Hall moated site
    Chrishall
  39. Chitham's Farm moated site
    South Hanningfield
  40. Circular brick kilns, west H Collier Brick and Tile Works, Church Lane
    Marks Tey
  41. Circular cropmark at Ferriers Farm, 190m south-west of Hill Farm
    Bures Hamlet
  42. Clapton Hall moated site and fishpond
    Great Dunmow
  43. Clavering Castle: a ringwork with associated earthworks north of the church of St Mary and St Clemen
    Clavering
  44. Clavering's Farm moated site
    Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural
  45. Coastal fish weir 440m north west of Pewet Island
    Bradwell-on-Sea
  46. Coastal fish weir at the northern end of The Nass
    West Mersea
  47. Coastal fish weirs at West Mersea, 570m south east of St Peter's Well
    West Mersea
  48. Coggeshall Abbey
    Coggeshall
  49. Colchester Castle
    Colchester - Castle Ward
  50. Cold War Heavy Anti-aircraft gun site, 330m and 220m north east of Halls Green Farm
    Roydon
  51. Colville Hall Tudor and medieval remains, White Roding
    White Roothing
  52. Complex of cropmarks including barrows east of Hoemill Barns
    Woodham Walter
  53. Cornish Hall moated site and fishpond, 750m south of Cornish Hall End church
    Finchingfield
  54. Cressing Temple
    Cressing
  55. Crop mark site south of Ardleigh
    Ardleigh
  56. Crop mark site south west of Oldmoor
    Southminster
  57. Dagworth moated site, 400m north-west of St Nicholas' Church
    Elmdon
  58. Danbury camp hill fort
    Danbury
  59. Decoy pond 500m south of Waldegraves Farm
    West Mersea
  60. Decoy pond 700m north east of Marsh House Farm
    Tillingham
  61. Decoy pond immediately north of Pennyhole Fleet, Old Hall Marshes
    West Mersea
  62. Double moated site south of Coldhams Farm
    Quendon and Rickling
  63. Dovecote 80m south west of Olivers
    Stanway
  64. Dovecote at Blois Farm
    Steeple Bumpstead
  65. Dovecote at Home Farm 150m south east of Lofts Hall
    Wenden Lofts
  66. Dovecote at The Old Deanery, 380m south of Bocking Hall
    Braintree - Bocking North Ward
  67. Earls Colne Priory
    Earls Colne
  68. Earthwork in Brinkley Grove
    Colchester - Highwoods Ward
  69. Earthworks in and east of Pandole Wood
    Southminster
  70. Essex Hall moated site, 700m ESE of Three Chimneys Farm
    Ridgewell
  71. Former parish church and churchyard of St Nicholas
    West Horndon
  72. Freemans Farm moated site
    Wimbish
  73. Friar's Grange moated site
    Aythorpe Roding
  74. Gore decoy 760m south east of Lauriston Farm
    Tolleshunt D'Arcy
  75. Gosbecks Iron Age and Romano-British site
    Colchester - Prettygate Ward
  76. Great Brockholds moated site and fishpond
    Radwinter
  77. Great Easton motte castle
    Great Easton
  78. Great Garnetts moated site
    High Easter
  79. Great Loyes moated site and fishpond
    Terling
  80. Great Wigborough henge
    Great and Little Wigborough
  81. Great Winsey moated site and fishpond, 1.4km south west of Finchingfield church
    Finchingfield
  82. Gryme's Dyke at Stanway Green: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Romano-British town of C
    Stanway
  83. Gryme's Dyke Middle: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Romano-British town of Camulodunum
    Colchester - Prettygate Ward
  84. Gubbion's Hall moated site
    Great and Little Leighs
  85. Hadleigh Castle: an enclosure castle and an associated dam and mill
    Castle Point - St James Ward
  86. Harlow Roman temple
    Harlow - Mark Hall Ward
  87. Harlowbury deserted medieval village
    Harlow - Old Harlow Ward
  88. Harwich High Lighthouse
    Harwich
  89. Harwich Low Lighthouse
    Harwich
  90. Hatfield Broad Oak Priory
    Hatfield Broad Oak
  91. Hatfield Priory
    Hatfield Peverel
  92. Heath Farm Dyke Middle (rear of Alan Way): part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum of Camulodunum
    Colchester - Prettygate Ward
  93. Heavy Anti-aircraft gunsite 350m north east of Little Oakley Hall
    Little Oakley
  94. Heavy Anti-aircraft gunsite including Anti-Tank Blocks on Lippitts Hill
    Waltham Abbey
  95. Heavy Anti-aircraft gunsite on Sandpit Hill
    Castle Point - St James Ward
  96. Heavy Anti-aircraft gunsite, 170m south west of the junction of Cedar Road and West Crescent
    Canvey Island
  97. Heavy Anti-aircraft gunsite, 380m east of Northwick Farm
    Canvey Island
  98. Heavy Anti-aircraft gunsite, 380m south east of Butler's Gate
    Sutton
  99. Hedingham Castle
    Castle Hedingham
  100. Helions moated site
    Helions Bumpstead
  101. Henge 300m ENE of Newbarns Farm
    Cressing
  102. Henge 70m north east of Cross Cottages
    Boxted
  103. Henham Hall moated site
    Henham
  104. Hill Hall, brick kiln and deserted manorial settlement of Mount Hall
    Theydon Mount
  105. Holt's Farm moated site
    Stebbing
  106. Icehouse in Danbury Country Park, 130m south of Home Farm
    Danbury
  107. Jekyll's Farm moated site and fishpond
    Finchingfield
  108. Kidman's Dyke in Walk Wood: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum of Camulodunum
    Stanway
  109. Kidman's Dyke North and Middle: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum of Camulodunum
    Colchester - Prettygate Ward
  110. Lady Portsmouth's Column (Obelisk), Audley End Photos
    Saffron Walden
  111. Latchley's Farm moated site and fishponds
    Steeple Bumpstead
  112. Latton Priory
    North Weald Bassett
  113. Lea Hall moated site
    Hatfield Heath
  114. Leez Augustinian Priory, fishponds and Tudor mansion, Leez
    Felsted
  115. Lexden Dyke at Spring Meadow: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Romano-British town of Ca
    Colchester - Lexden and Braiswick Ward
  116. Lexden Dyke Middle: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Romano-British town of Camulodunum
    Colchester - Lexden and Braiswick Ward
  117. Lexden Tumulus Iron Age barrow and associated cemetery area: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidu
    Colchester - Lexden and Braiswick Ward
  118. Lion Point decoy 810m south east of Cockett Wick Farm
    Tendring - Golf Green Ward
  119. Little Parndon moated site
    Harlow - Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward
  120. Long mortuary enclosure and round barrow 160m south west of Frame Farm
    Feering
  121. Loughton camp slight univallate hillfort
    Loughton
  122. Martello tower A and associated battery, Stone Point
    St. Osyth
  123. Martello tower C, St Osyth Beach, Clacton-on-Sea
    Tendring - Golf Green Ward
  124. Martello tower D, 450m SSW of the Club House, Clacton Golf Course
    Tendring - St James Ward
  125. Martello tower E, 300m south west of junction of Marine Parade West and Wash Lane, Clacton-on-Sea
    Tendring - St James Ward
  126. Martello tower F, Marine Parade West, Clacton-on-Sea
    Tendring - St James Ward
  127. Martello tower K and associated battery south west of Walton Mere
    Frinton and Walton
  128. Medieval saltern adjacent to Hawbush Creek
    Hullbridge
  129. Medieval settlement immediately east of All Saints Church
    Ashdon
  130. Medieval tile kiln north of Eves Corner
    Danbury
  131. Medieval tile kilns south of Church End
    Little Dunmow
  132. Mersea Mount: a Roman barrow at Barrow Hill Farm Photos
    West Mersea
  133. Mill Hill
    Elmdon
  134. Mill Mound: a bowl barrow 300m south-west of Beckingham Hall
    Tolleshunt Major
  135. Mill Mound: a bowl barrow 380m east of Payne's Farm
    Virley
  136. Mistley Towers
    Mistley
  137. Moat at Basildon Hall
    Basildon - St Martin's Ward
  138. Moat Farm Dyke: a northern extension of Lexden Dyke; part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Ro
    Myland
  139. Moat Farm, situated 750m south west of St Lawrence's Church
    Ridgewell
  140. Moat House moated site
    Stapleford Tawney
  141. Moated site 100m south west of Torrell's Hall
    Willingale
  142. Moated site 210m south east of Brizes
    Kelvedon Hatch
  143. Moated site 350m south of Dorrington Farm
    Epping Upland
  144. Moated site 400m south-east of Shortgrove Hall
    Newport
  145. Moated site and fishpond at Maynards Farm
    Little Sampford
  146. Moated site and fishpond east of Lashley Hall
    Lindsell
  147. Moated site and fishponds at Botelers
    Basildon - Fryerns Ward
  148. Moated site and three ponds at Parsonage Farm
    Wimbish
  149. Moated site and two fishponds at Black Notley churchyard, 20m east of St Peter's and St Paul's Churc
    Black Notley
  150. Moated site at Battles Manor
    Manuden
  151. Moated site at Fingrith Hall Farm
    High Ongar
  152. Moated site at Parsonage Farm
    Chrishall
  153. Moated site at Pierce Williams
    Hatfield Broad Oak
  154. Moated site at Starling's Green
    Clavering
  155. Moated site at Watton Farm
    Navestock
  156. Moated site immediately east of Absolpark
    Great Waltham
  157. Moated site immediately east of Heron Hall
    Herongate and Ingrave
  158. Moated site immediately east of the Old Rectory
    Willingale
  159. Moated site immediately west of Skreens Lodge
    Willingale
  160. Moated site in Fortification Wood
    Navestock
  161. Moated site in Paddock Wood 560m north-east of Chesterford Park
    Saffron Walden
  162. Moated site known as Franklin's Island
    Highwood
  163. Moated site known as Killigrews
    Margaretting
  164. Moated site known as Marshalls, 290m south of Weald Place
    North Weald Bassett
  165. Moated site known as Paslowes, 430m north east of Fouchers
    Good Easter
  166. Moated site known as Spriggs
    High Ongar
  167. Moated site known as Tadgells, 100m south west of The Cottage
    Matching
  168. Moated site known as Tanner's Cottage, 250m south of Greens
    Moreton
  169. Moated site south of Rectory Road, 170m east of St Peter's Church
    Sible Hedingham
  170. Moated site, fishpond and enclosure at Bordeaux Farms
    Little Chesterford
  171. Moathouse Farm moated site
    Great Easton
  172. Monument in Colne Park
    Colne Engaine
  173. Moulsham Bridge
    Chelmsford - Moulsham and Central Ward
  174. Mound east of Basin Road
    Heybridge
  175. Multi-period site at Norsey Wood
    Billericay
  176. Nether Hall
    Roydon
  177. Netteswellbury Barn, Netteswell
    Harlow - Bush Fair Ward
  178. Obelisk 325m north west of Cobbin Pond
    Waltham Abbey
  179. Old Rectory moated site, Glebe House
    Great Hallingbury
  180. Old Thorndon Hall and gardens
    West Horndon
  181. Ongar Castle
    Ongar
  182. Ongar Park Pale north west of Collier's Hatch
    Stapleford Tawney
  183. Park Wood: a ringwork 75m north-east of Holy Trinity Church
    Chrishall
  184. Parsonage Farm moated site
    Great Dunmow
  185. Passmores House moated site, immediately south of Todd Brook
    Harlow - Toddbrook Ward
  186. Pigot's Farm moated site and fishpond
    Elmdon
  187. Pleshey Castle and town enclosure
    Pleshey
  188. Plumberow Mount
    Hockley
  189. Porter's Hall moated site
    Stebbing
  190. Portingbury Hills
    Hatfield Broad Oak
  191. Prior's Hall moated site
    Widdington
  192. Pumping station
    Langford
  193. Purleigh moated mound
    Purleigh
  194. Purlieu Bank, Epping
    Epping
  195. Rayleigh Castle
    Rayleigh
  196. Remains of All Saints Church, 60m north west of Stanway Hall Farm
    Stanway
  197. Remains of church and churchyard, 80m south east of The Ryes
    Little Henny
  198. Remains of St Mary the Virgin's Church
    Virley
  199. Remains of St Mary's Church
    Birch
  200. Remains of St Osyth's Priory including the ruinous sections of a mid-C16 mansion
    St. Osyth
  201. Remains of St Peter's Church, 460m south of Church Farm
    Alresford
  202. Remains of the medieval parish church and cemetery, 70m north east of the junction of Hall Close and
    Tendring - Haven Ward
  203. Ring Hill camp
    Littlebury
  204. Rivenhall long mortuary enclosure
    Rivenhall
  205. Rochford Hall (uninhabited portions)
    Rochford
  206. Roman barrow 700m WNW of Clavering Farm
    Langley
  207. Roman barrow known as Lexden Mount: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Roman town of Camul Photos
    Colchester - Prettygate Ward
  208. Roman Circus 200m south of Abbey House
    Colchester - New Town and Christ Church Ward
  209. Roman fort (near Hadleigh)
    Castle Point - St James Ward
  210. Roman fort, Roman town, Roman and Anglo-Saxon cemeteries at Great Chesterford
    Great Chesterford
  211. Roman round building
    West Mersea
  212. Roman saltern 260m south east of Great Russell Head Farm, Canvey Island
    Canvey Island
  213. Roman saltern 750m north west of Maydays Farm
    West Mersea
  214. Roman villa 100m north west of Handley Barns
    Ingatestone and Fryerning
  215. Roman villa 200m east of Howletts
    Chignall
  216. Roman villa 300m south of Long Shaw
    Loughton
  217. Roman villa 450m south of Warren's Farm
    Great Tey
  218. Roman villa 450m west of Bury Farm
    High Easter
  219. Roman villa 480m south east of Hill Farm
    Gestingthorpe
  220. Roman villa 500m north east of Harlowbury
    Harlow - Old Harlow Ward
  221. Roman villa at Chinnel Barn
    Wendens Ambo
  222. Roman villa south of Alphamstone church
    Alphamstone
  223. Roman villa south of Hill Farm
    Lambourne
  224. Roman villa, Anglo-Saxon hall, cemetery and church site, around and to the north and east of St Mary
    Rivenhall
  225. Romano-British burial site on Foulness Island
    Foulness
  226. Romano-British site north of Pound Wood, Thundersley
    Castle Point - Victoria Ward
  227. Romano-Celtic temple 400m south of Dell's Farm
    Great Chesterford
  228. Rookwood Hall moated site
    Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding
  229. Round barrow west of Lawford Hall
    Lawford
  230. Saxon coastal fish weir at Sales Point
    Bradwell-on-Sea
  231. Saxon Shore fort and Anglo-Saxon monastery at Bradwell-on-Sea
    Bradwell-on-Sea
  232. SE corner of Roman town in Easthill House Gardens
    Colchester - Castle Ward
  233. Settlement site at Ash Tree Corner
    Little Waltham
  234. Settlement site NNE of Lawford House
    Lawford
  235. Shellow Hall moated site
    Willingale
  236. Site of Old St Mary's Church
    Mistley
  237. Site of Parndon Hall
    Harlow - Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward
  238. Site of pre-Roman settlement
    Colchester - Lexden and Braiswick Ward
  239. Site of Waltham Hall
    Takeley
  240. Slight univallate hillfort 300m west of Calcott Hall Farm
    Brentwood - South Weald Ward
  241. Slight univallate hillfort south of End Way Farm
    Asheldham
  242. Small multivallate hillfort known as Pitchbury Ramparts
    West Bergholt
  243. Square and circular barrows 260m south east of Parsonage Farm
    Great Dunmow
  244. Square decoy pond 260m south of Pennyhole Fleet, Old Hall Marshes
    West Mersea
  245. St Aylott's moated site and fishpond
    Sewards End
  246. St Botolph's Augustinian Priory
    Colchester - Castle Ward
  247. St Helen's Chapel, Bonhunt
    Wicken Bonhunt
  248. Stanley Hall moated site
    Pebmarsh
  249. Stanstead Hall moated site
    Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural
  250. Stansted Castle: a ringwork and associated bailey 100m north of Elms Farm
    Stansted Mountfitchet
  251. Stansted windmill
    Stansted Mountfitchet
  252. Sturmer Hall moated site and mill complex
    Sturmer
  253. Terrier's Farm moated site
    Thaxted
  254. The Benedictine Abbey of St John
    Colchester - New Town and Christ Church Ward
  255. The Chapel of St Thomas a Becket
    Brentwood - Brentwood South Ward
  256. The College
    Pleshey
  257. The Crump: a ringwork 600m south of Berden
    Berden
  258. The Dovercourt lighthouses and causeway
    Harwich
  259. The Grange moated site and fishpond
    Takeley
  260. The Harwich Redoubt
    Harwich
  261. The Harwich Treadwheel Crane
    Harwich
  262. The Howses moated site Photos
    Great Sampford
  263. The Maze
    Saffron Walden
  264. The medieval leper hospital of St Giles
    Maldon
  265. The Mount: a motte castle in Stebbing Park
    Stebbing
  266. The rampart south of Haynes Green Photos
    Layer Marney
  267. The Rookery, moated site, 350m west of Goddards Farm
    Great Sampford
  268. The Ryes moated site
    Hatfield Heath
  269. The Temple, Temple Hill, Warlies Park
    Waltham Abbey
  270. The Triple Dyke: part of the Iron Age territorial oppidum and Romano-British town of Camulodunum
    Colchester - Prettygate Ward
  271. Thoby Priory
    Mountnessing
  272. Thunderley Hall moated site and fishponds
    Wimbish
  273. Tilty Abbey
    Tilty
  274. Tiptoft's moated site and fishponds
    Wimbish
  275. Town ditch
    Colchester - Castle Ward
  276. Town Wall
    Colchester - Castle Ward
  277. Tudor blockhouse 300m south of Mersea Stone
    East Mersea
  278. Tumulus north west of East Donyland Hall
    East Donyland
  279. Wallbury camp
    Little Hallingbury
  280. Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Factory
    Waltham Abbey
  281. Waltham Abbey, including gatehouse and Stoney Bridge
    Waltham Abbey
  282. Warish Hall moated site and remains of Takeley Priory
    Takeley
  283. Warren in Collins Coppice, Hatfield Forest
    Hatfield Broad Oak
  284. Well house and donkey wheel at Gosfield Hall
    Gosfield
  285. West End House moated site, 640m west of St Lawrence's Church
    Ridgewell
  286. Whitley House moated site
    Birdbrook
  287. Wickham Bishops timber trestle railway viaduct
    Wickham Bishops
  288. Widdington Hall moated site
    Widdington
  289. Wincelow Hall moated site
    Hempstead
  290. Woodham Walter Hall: an early C16 house and its associated garden earthworks
    Woodham Walter
  291. World War II bombing decoy HA2 Kirby-le-Soken
    Thorpe-le-Soken
  292. World War II bombing decoy Nazeing
    Nazeing
  293. World War II bombing decoy WRI Spinnels Farm
    Wix
  294. World War II Eastern Command Line at Chappel Viaduct
    Wakes Colne
  295. World War II minefield control tower 940m and pillbox 980m south east of Holliwell Farm
    Burnham-on-Crouch
  296. Wynters Armourie moated site
    Magdalen Laver

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