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Church of St Werburgh

A Grade I Listed Building in Hoo St. Werburgh, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4177 / 51°25'3"N

Longitude: 0.5635 / 0°33'48"E

OS Eastings: 578346

OS Northings: 171856

OS Grid: TQ783718

Mapcode National: GBR PPJ.580

Mapcode Global: VHJLN.QM7L

Entry Name: Church of St Werburgh

Location: Hoo St. Werburgh, Medway, ME3

County: Medway

Parish: Hoo St. Werburgh

Locality: Hoo St Werburgh

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172901

Source ID: 1204440

Listing Text

HOO ST WERBURGH CP CHURCH STREET
TQ 77 SE
6/68 South side
21.11.66
Church of St Werburgh
- I

Parish church. C12-C15. Ragstone with tiled roofs. West tower
with shingled spire, nave with north and south aisles, north and
south porches and chancel. West tower battlemented with north-
west turret and shingled spire, all clasped by the aisles.
Norman pilaster buttresses with tufa dressings visible over aisle
roofs. C14 windows in aisles with cusped intersecting tracery.
Interior: C13 nave arcades of 3 bays with round piers and double
chamfered arches. Blocked east arch in each aisle of former
transeptal chapels. C15 clerestorey. C14 chancel arch. Nave
roof on wooden shafts with carved angels in capital-zone.
Piscina and triple sedilia with multi-cusped arches on long
shafts of Bethersden marble. Fittings: C15 glass in chancel
window-heads. Chest tomb to Edward Lake, d. 1845. Ogee
canopy with pinnacles, not unarchaeologically early C15.

Listing NGR: TQ7836972092

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