Abbess Roding - St Edmund
Abbess Roding derives its name from the Abbess of Barking who was a patron of the church of in the Middle Ages. The church building is listed Grade II* and consists of a nave, chancel, north vestry, south porch and tower. The nave dates back to the fourteenth century although the plan of the church indicates 12th century origins, and the dedication implies Saxon origins. The most interesting features of the church are the 12th century font and the oak screen and stained glass, both 15th century.