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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Rolvenden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0507 / 51°3'2"N

Longitude: 0.6311 / 0°37'51"E

OS Eastings: 584509

OS Northings: 131219

OS Grid: TQ845312

Mapcode National: GBR QWD.4C8

Mapcode Global: FRA D66B.PPP

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Location: Rolvenden, Ashford, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Parish: Rolvenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 16 August 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180300

Source ID: 1116287

Listing Text

ROLVENDEN
1.
5272
Parish Church of St Mary
TQ 8431 18/252 16.8.62.
I

2.
Built of rubble sandstone with west tower of ironstone. Chancel with North
and South Chapels, Nave with Aisles, North Porch with parvise and West Tower.
Lancet windows in the Chancel, the arcades of the Chancel and the South arcade
of the Nave are C15, the North Aisle of the Nave is C14. The remainder of
the Church is C15. Five bay Nave with Kingpost roof. Organ supported on
4 octagonal cast iron columns. In the South, or St Katherine and St Mary's
Chapel is an unusual Gallery, erected in 1825, which is the family pew of
the occupants of Hole Park. Beneath this Gallery is the mortuary Chapel of
the Gybbon-Monypenny family which occupied Hole Park prior to the present
century. The churchyard contains table tombs, oval bodystones and C18 headstones
with skull, hourglass, serpent biting tail, heavenly crown, urn and cherub
and trumpet motifs.


Listing NGR: TQ8451231219

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