Canvey Island - St Katherine
St Katherine’s was built in 1875. It was the fourth church built on the site since Dutch settlers built a chapel there in the 17th century. Timber-framed, and originally weather-boarded, but plastered in the 1930s. It became derelict in the 1960s and was converted to the Heritage Centre in the 1980s. The old interior of the church is obscured by an over-crowded load of old tat on display inside. Apparently "Heritage" means the sort of flotsam & jetsam you'd expect to find in a skip after a loft clearance.