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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Monks Horton, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1247 / 51°7'29"N

Longitude: 1.0332 / 1°1'59"E

OS Eastings: 612346

OS Northings: 140537

OS Grid: TR123405

Mapcode National: GBR TZY.J04

Mapcode Global: VHKKQ.VZKN

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Location: Monks Horton, Shepway, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Parish: Monks Horton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175603

Source ID: 1344171

Listing Text


TR 14 SW MONKS HORTON

1/27 Church of St. Peter
29.12.66
GV II*

Parish church. C13 and C14, restored 1847. Flint and stone, with stone
dressings. Plain tile roof. Nave and chancel, with north vestry.
limber west belfry removed 1847. Nave: C13. No plinth. Two west and
one south buttress. C19 flint and stone west bell-cote. C19 west lancet
with hoodmould. Two C19 lancets, and one C19 2-light window to south.
Unchamfered pointed-arched west doorway. Right jamb of blocked doorway
towards centre of south side, possibly of re-used stone, with fragments
of 3 scratch dials. Chancel: C13. South buttress. Two C19 south
lancets, two rebated east lancets, and one north lancet. Vestry: C19.
Flint stack to east. Two north lancets. West doorway with Caernavon
arch. Nave, north elevation: one buttress. Stumps of 6 stone rood-loft
stairs projecting from wall towards east end. One C19 lancet and one C19
two-light window. Blocked chamfered pointed-arched doorway towards
centre. Interior: Structure: doubly hollow-chamfered, probably C14,
chancel arch dying into wall. Blocked rebated rectangular stone
doorway to rood-loft stairs. Roof: moulded octagonal crown - posts to
nave, on chamfered tie-beams. Sous-laces and ashlar-pieces. Common-
rafter roof to chancel, with sous-laces and ashlar-pieces. Decoration:
fragments of C15 stained glass to north-west window of nave. Armour:
funerary helm with crest of arm holding pistol; probably for George
Rooke, d.1649, but assembled from earlier pieces. (R. Leadbetter,
unpublished Church Guide, 1984) (J. Newman, B.O.E. Series, North-East
and East Kent, 1976).


Listing NGR: TR1212940076

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