Billericay District Residents' Association

incorporating the Billericay Action Group

Billericay's Old Dwellings

Further information can be provided by the
Essex Records Office,
Wharf Road,
Essex CM2 6YT
Telephone: 01245 430 067 or e-mail direct to
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This is the Chantry, built in 1510 - originally a16C hall house but now considerably altered. There is original exposed timber framing to the front elevation. Now a restaurant. Christopher Martin of the “Mayflower” is said to have lived here.

Church of St. Mary Magdalen. A late 15C red brick west tower with set buttresses to half the height of the tower. Corner fins above rise to polygonal pinnacles and a stepped parapet carries on a trefoil arched perpendicular brick tracery. The west ends of the aisles are late19C built in the same style as the tower. The church has a segmental apse on the north and east sides and the interior has balconies on three sides, supported on slender cast iron columns. It was once St. John’s Chapel belonging to Great Burstead, which belonged to the Abbey of Stratford.

The “White Hart” public house – a 19C building.