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Church of St Mary, Chartham

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171068

OS Grid Reference: TR1068855074
OS Grid Coordinates: 610688, 155074
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2559, 1.0180

Location: Station Road, Chartham, Kent CT4 7JW

Locality: Chartham
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 7JW

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Listing Text


Church of St Mary
TR 1055 29/231 30.1.67.


The church was built between 1285 and circa 1305 except for the tower which
is later C14. The whole was restored by G E Street in 1875. Large cruciform
building with west tower and south porch. Built of flint with stone dressings
and tiled roof. C15 roof with crossing covered by diagonal timber arches with
a loss of oak leaves. Transepts with very fine example of windows with kentish
tracery. Stained glass of circa 1294 in the chancel. Fine brass to Sir Robert
de Septvans d 1306 one of the oldest in the country and C18 wall monuments
including works by Rysbrack and Scheemakers. The churchyard contains C18 headstones
with skull, cherub, hourglass and anchor motifs.

Listing NGR: TR1069155076

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

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