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Corringham, East Mill (1)
Corringham, East Mill (1)
Corringham, East Mill (1)

This was a four-sailed mill with three floors, which last worked in the final decade of the nineteenth century.

Jon Sass Collection, photograph c.1905

Corringham, East Mill, windmill, Jon Sass
Corringham, East Mill (2)
Corringham, East Mill (2)
Corringham, East Mill (2)

East Mill in Corringham stands alone in a field to the east of the village and is the home of barn owls.

Location of mill: SK 879 909

Peter Kirk Collection, 1998

Corringham, East Mill, windmill, Peter Kirk
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

The church has a two-bay Norman north arcade with round arches.

The pier is circular with a square abacus and the capital, shown here, is "uncommonly fine, of leaf-crocket kind" (Pevsner).

May 2012

Corringham, St Laurence, capital
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

In 1883-84 Bodley redecorated much of the church, including the painted chancel ceiling.

May 2012

Corringham, St Laurence, ceiling, Bodley
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

The restoration work of Bodley in 1883-84 included the screen between nave and chancel.

Only a small lower portion of the rood is thought to be original.

May 2012

Corringham, St Laurence, chancel screen, Bodley
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

The memorial gateway leading to St Laurence Church, Corringham.

May 2012

Corringham, St Laurence, memorial gateway
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

The organ case in St Laurence church was decorated by Bodley as part of his restoration scheme of 1883-84.

May 2012

Corringham, St Laurence, organ case, Bodley
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

The impressive reredos behind the altar was introduced by Bodley as part of the 1883-84 restoration scheme.

May 2012

Corringham, St Laurence, reredos, Bodley
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

View of St Laurence from the south-east.

May 2012

Corringham, St Laurence, Norman
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, St Laurence

The lower stage of the tall west tower of St Lawrence is 11th century, with customary twin bell-openings with mid-wall shafts.

Inside, the nave arcades are Norman (north) and Early English (south).

Corringham, St Laurence
Corringham, Winterís Mill
Corringham, Winterís Mill
Corringham, Winterís Mill

This three-storey mill with four sails was no longer operating at the turn of the twentieth century.

Jon Sass Collection, undated photograph

Corringham, Winter's Mill, windmill, Jon Sass