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Its very simplicity speaks volumns about the era in which it was built.

Sigbert, king of the East Angles, asked Bishop Finan of Lindisfarne to send monks to his kingdom to re-convert his people to Christianity.You feel like you're walking back in time as you approach the chapel.The interior is surprisingly lofty and spacious, especially by comparison to other early Saxon churches, for example, St Lawrence church in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, which feels dark and mysterious by comparison.Othona Sometime in the late 3rd century the Romans built a fort on the south side of the Blackwater estuary, east of the current village of Bradwell-on-Sea, at the most easterly part of the Dengie peninsula.The location was perfect for controlling access to the Blackwater and the Colne rivers; the latter leading to Camulodumum (Colchester), one of the most important cities in Roman Britain.

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The Saxon chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall was founded by St Cedd in 654AD (though other estimates suggest a date of 660-662AD).