Church of St Peter, Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne
Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170974
OS Grid Reference: TR1951155469
OS Grid Coordinates: 619511, 155469
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2561, 1.1445
Location: School Lane, Bekesbourne, Kent CT4 5ER
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There is also a scheduled monument, Archbishop's Palace, Bekesbourne, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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5273 BEKESBOURNE SCHOOL LANE
Church of St Peter
(formerly listed under
TR 15 NE 9/120 30.1.67
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
Source: English Heritage
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