All Saints, Nazeing

Church Details


Visited
14/03/2007
Locking Status
Locked - no keyholder details
Built
Norman nave; C15 N aisle; Early C16 tower.


External Images

All Saints, Nazeing Church - All Saints, Nazeing, is seen here from the SE pathway. It is surrounded by trees, and is rather difficult to photograph.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - A similar shot, though this time showing a little of the external chancel wall. The Norman nave window is clearly visible, just to the right of the porch.
 
The fine C16 tower is also evident here, with it's blue diapering, battlements and raised stair turret.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - The S porch is C15.

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Internal Images

All Saints, Nazeing Church - Shot from the back of the church, looking towards the chancel. The N aisle is clearly visible. The piers are of the four shaft/four hollow type. The N aisle dates to C15.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - The chancel arch, with screen. The two strange objects to either side of the arch are the remains of the rood screen supporting structure. Higher, and to the left, can be seen the remains of the rood beam.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - More evidence of the rood screen - on the S wall, above the lectern, is the other end of the rood beam. Direct above is what appears to the the remains of the front/top part of the rood screen itself. This is shown more clearly in the "Misc." section.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - The chancel, from beneath the chancel arch.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Looking westwards, from the altar.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Looking westwards, from the chancel arch.

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Glass Images

All Saints, Nazeing Church - This early C21 glass was designed by Peter Cormack. "Praise and serve the Lord in great humility. In memory of Gillian Hazlewood Day. 1962-2001."

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Detail from Peter Cormack glass, showing heron.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Detail from Peter Cormack glass, showing thrush.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Detail from Peter Cormack glass, showing two goldfinches.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Detail from Peter Cormack glass, showing a wren and the head and breast of a pigeon.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Detail from Peter Cormack glass, showing an owl.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Detail from Peter Cormack glass, showing a cat.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - "For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him."

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - "The Lord is my light. Ken Crowther Esqr: died 21st Decr 1852"

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - "Suffer the little children to come unto me."

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - "Upon this rock I will build my church."

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Hatchment Images

All Saints, Nazeing Church - For Sir Ralph Palmer, sixth and youngest son of William and Mary Palmer of Nazeing. He married Margaret Eliza, eldest daughter of Maj.-Gen. Fearon, C.B. and died 25 Jan 1838, aged 54. She died 15 Mar 1867.
 
Details taken from Hatchments in Britain: 6, Edited by Peter Summers

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - For George Palmer, who married, 1795, Anna Maria, daughter and co-heir of William Bund of Wick, co. Worcs and died 12 May 1853, aged 81. She died 13 Oct 1856.
 
Details taken from Hatchments in Britain: 6, Edited by Peter Summers

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Monument Images

All Saints, Nazeing Church - To the memory of William Palmer Esquire, late of this parish, and many years one of his majesty's Justice of the Peace for the county of Essex. Grandson to the late Archdale Palmer Esquire of Wanlip in the county of Leicester. He departed this life June 25, 1821 in the 84th year of his age.
 
Also to the memory of Mary, his wife, daughter of the late Rev. John Horsley, rector of Thorley in Hertfordshire. She departed this life July 3, 1824 in the 77th year of her age.
 
They had issue six sons and three daughters of whom three, Thomas, Edward and Anna, died before their father. In all the relations of life in discharge of every duty as chilren as parents as friends as subjects in the fear of God and love of man they have left behind them an example every way worthy of imitation.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Sacred to the memory of James Bury Esq of Leonards in this parish who died afer a short illness of two days on the 4th of July 1823 in the 59th year of his age.
 
In the faithful exercise of those exemplary virtues which render the life of man valuable on earth, he fulfilled the duties of a kind and indulgent husband, a tender and affectionate father, a sincere friend, and a benevolent man.
 
It pleased providence to bestow a blessing on his active and persevering industry honorably and judiciously applied and to grant him abundant temporal prosperity, the fruits of which he liberally enjoyed and justly distributed amongst his surviving family, in whose grateful remembrance he will ever live.
 
Also to the memory of Edmund Bury Esqr. The second son of James Bury Esqr and Elizabeth his wife, who died at Azimghur in the East Indies on the 11th of November 1824 in the 28th year of his age.
 
He was appointed to the office of joint magistrate of Azimghur in the civil service of the honorable East India Company, under the Bengal government, and died alas prematurely on his arrival at that station, where his mortal remains are interred.
 
A disconsolate widow with her five surviving sons and three daughters in severe sensibility at the loss of two relatives so nearly and dearly allied have erected this monument, the last sad memorial of their affection and regret.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - In memory of Sir Ralph Palmer, Knt. Nearly eleven years Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Madras.
 
The youngest son of William and Mary Palmer of Nazing and married at Madras in 1829 to Margaret Eliza, eldest daughter of Colonel Fearon, C.B., by whom he left issue, one son and four daughters.
 
Retiring from the high office of Chief Justice of Madras, beloved and respected in private and public life, he returned to England in 1836, in apparent health and strength, but died suddenly of an organic disease of the heart, in the 3?5th year of his age, on 25th of January 1835, and lies buried in a vault by this monument, in the Christian hope of a blessed resurrection.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - In memory of Elizabeth Charlotte Palmer, the beloved wife of George Palmer Jnr. Esqre of Nazing in the county of Essex, second daughter of John Surtees Esqre of Newcastle on Tyne, who died on Sunday 30th of July 1848, in the 43rd year of her age, after giving birth to a daughter who survived her mother but a short time, leaving three sons and one daughter to mourn their irreparable loss.
 
Also in memory of William Cotterell Surtees Palmer the infant son of the above Elizabeth Charlotte and George Palmer, who died on the 8th of May 1842, aged 9 months.
 
By whom lieth buried the tender husband of the one, and loving father of the other, LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE PALMER, J.P., late of Nazing Park; In 1828 he raised and for long commanded the Essex regiment of Yeoman cavalry. He was one of the nine original commissioners who in 1837 founded the British colony of South Australia. He servied in 1863 as High Sheriff for the county of Essex, and was well known for many years as a verderer of Epping Forest.
 
He died at Nazing on 26th April 1883, ending an active life in peace.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - In memory of GEORGE PALMER Esquire of Nazing Park, in the county of Essex, oldest son of the late WILLIAM and MARY PALMER.
 
A Deputy Lieutenant and Magistrate for the County of Essex, also a Magistrate for the County of Hertford he served as High Sheriff of Hertfordshire in 1818, and in 1836 was returned to Parliament for South Essex which division he represented in three successive parliaments.
 
A firm supporter of the Constitution in Church and State, ever watchful for the protection of all British interests, especially agriculture, shipping and commerce. He was distinguished in times of great political changes by independence of party, and straight-forward integrity and earned the gratitude of the Maritime Profession (in which he has served in early life with distinction in the Service of the Honorable the East India Company), by successfully introducing a beneficial measure to lessen the occurrence of fatal disasters at sea.
 
He retired from Parliament in the year of 1847 but still laboured for the preservation of life from Shipwreck. Closing a life guided by Religion and Duty as a loyal Subject, faithful Friend and affectionate parent on the 12th day of May 1853 in the 82nd year of his age.
 
Also in memory of ANNA MARIA his widow, daughter and co-heiress of WILLIAM BUND, Esqre of Wick in the county of Worcester.
 
One of the most affectionate of wives and mothers, thankful for all Gods mercies and breathing love to all around. She departed this life, October the 13th 1856, in her 87th year.
 
They left issue three sons, George, William and Francis? and one daughter, Elizabeth, married to Robert Bidduleh?, ??? ?bury in the county of Hereford, another ?? ?? havind died in the sixth year of ?? ?? Leicestershire, November 11th.

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Miscellaneous Images

All Saints, Nazeing Church - The remains of the upper front part of the rood screen. Evidently just hacked off, and left embedded in the S wall.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - One of two rood screen supports that remain either side of the chancel arch.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Life-sized angel lectern.

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All Saints, Nazeing Church - Perpendicular font with quatrefoil shields.

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