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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Isle of Grain, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4586 / 51°27'30"N

Longitude: 0.7173 / 0°43'2"E

OS Eastings: 588874

OS Northings: 176789

OS Grid: TQ888767

Mapcode National: GBR QQH.G63

Mapcode Global: VHKJ0.DL2Q

Entry Name: Church of St James

Location: Isle of Grain, Medway, ME3

County: Medway

Parish: Isle of Grain

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172910

Source ID: 1085755

Listing Text

ISLE OF GRAIN CP HIGH STREET
TQ 87 NE
4/73 East side
21.11.66 Church of St James
- I

Parish church. C12 and C13, C15, with aisles removed in 1815, and south-
west tower of 1903-05. Ragstone with plain tiled roofs. South-west
tower, nave, south porch, chancel and north-east sacristy. Low south-
west tower. Nave windows all renewed 1903-05. Chancel C13 with north
and one south lancet and triple lancet east window with engaged shafts.
Interior: Remnants of arcades visible with pointed arches on square
piers and scallopped south-vest respond. 2 Norman rere-arches in south
wall. Chancel arch with Norman imposts; zig-zag roll at west end.
Crown-post roof. Sedilia, two piscinas and two aumbries. East
windows with long shafts, moulded caps and bases and multiple arch
mouldings. C13 chancel arch on C12 responds. Crown-post roof with
moulded tie-beam. Fittings: C17 altar rail. C12 font.


Listing NGR: TQ8861276589

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