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Church of St Peter, Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: I
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

Locality: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: 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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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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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