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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2561 / 51°15'21"N

Longitude: 1.1445 / 1°8'40"E

OS Eastings: 619511

OS Northings: 155469

OS Grid: TR195554

Mapcode National: GBR TYK.26J

Mapcode Global: VHLGN.SPFF

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Last Amended: 14 March 1980

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170974

Location: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Parish: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Text

1.
5273 BEKESBOURNE SCHOOL LANE

Church of St Peter
(formerly listed under
Adisham Road)
TR 15 NE 9/120 30.1.67

I


2.
Built of flint with stone dressings. Chancel, nave and west tower in 2 stages
with crenellated parapet. The nave and tower are C12, the chancel C13. Round-arched
Norman doorway with zigzag mouldings and crude heads carved on responds. Transept
dated 1715, with south wall faced with mathematical tiles. The church was
greatly restored in 1881-90. Monuments including Sir Henry Palmer deceased
1611. The churchyard contains C18 skull, cherub, hourglass and spade and
mattock motif headstones, chest tombs and oval bodystones.


Listing NGR: TR1948255681

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