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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sutton, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1956 / 51°11'44"N

Longitude: 1.3397 / 1°20'22"E

OS Eastings: 633432

OS Northings: 149340

OS Grid: TR334493

Mapcode National: GBR X21.X3Q

Mapcode Global: VHLH5.56LT

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 11 October 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428205

Location: Sutton, Dover, Kent, CT15

County: Kent

District: Dover

Parish: Sutton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Text

SUTTON CHURCH HILL
TR 34 NW (West side)

7/90 Church of St. Peter
11.10.63 and St. Paul

GV II*

Parish Church. C12, with south porch and vestry 1857, apse 1861 by Arthur
Ashpitel. Flint, the south nave wall rendered, with plain tiled roof. Nave
chancel, north and south porches each stepped down consecutively from the
nave. Nave and chancel with small round headed lancets, with inserted C19
round headed lights. Apse with triple round headed window copied from
Barfrestone. Windows on north nave with interlacing strapwork surround
studded with platework, and reset grotesque head on south porch with pebble
eyes. Bellcote of 1857 has been truncated, with C13 bell now hung directly
onto the west wall. North doorway with nook shafts with scalloped and
scrolled capitals, with nailhead outer order and tympanum with diagonal
and pinhead moulding and wooden lintel. Interior: Simple 2 cell church in
origin. South doorway with carved head keystone, and chancel arch (on
renewed billet moulded inposts with grotesque head keystone with black
pebbles for eyes. Trussed rafter roof in nave, crenellated wooden barrel
roof in chancel. Similar arch to apsidal sanctuary as chancel arch
(i.e. Ashpitel's work of 1861). Apse with 7 bay blind arcade.
Fittings: C19 poppy head choir stalls (from St. Margaret's, Canterbury).
C17 pulpit with heavily enriched arcaded sides, the top panels with strap-
work and modillion cornice to top rail with triple scrolled book rest.
Profuse guilloche enrichment. The base renewed. (See B.O.E. Kent II 1983,
472).


Listing NGR: TR3344249315

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