An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex, Volume 3, North East. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1922.
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37. GREAT HOLLAND (F.d.)
Architectural Description—The West Tower (13 ft. by 9 ft.), is of three stages with a moulded plinth, embattled parapet, S.E. stair-turret and semi-octagonal turrets or buttresses at the other angles. The tower-arch is two-centred and of four chamfered orders dying on to the side walls and entirely covered with cement. The W. window is of four pointed lights with vertical tracery in a two-centred head with a moulded label and probably all of brick, but mostly covered with cement; the brick W. doorway has jambs and two-centred head of three orders, moulded in the arch and chamfered in the jambs, with a moulded label. The second stage has in the N. and S. walls a small opening with a four-centred head. The bell-chamber has in each wall a modern window set in an old brick opening with a two-centred head and moulded label of brick.