Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chislet
Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171112
OS Grid Reference: TR2245064308
OS Grid Coordinates: 622450, 164308
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3343, 1.1921
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5273 CHISLET CHURCH LANE
Church of St Mary
TR 26 SW 5/277 30.1.67.
Chancel, central tower and nave with aisles. Built of coursed rubble with
Caen stone dressings. The nave and tower are Norman. The tower once had a
brached shingled spire of which the stump remains. The chancel and the aisles
of the nave are C13. At the west end of the north aisle was a priest's chamber
at first floor level of which the windows and the brackets that supported the
floor remain. South doorway to staircase turret has C12 carved tympanum with
rare timber lintol. Crownpost roof to nave, Trefoiled piscina and early C14
sedilia. C14 font. The churchyard contains some C18 headstones with skull
or cherub motifs, some chest tombs and some oval bodystones.
Listing NGR: TR2240764328
Source: English Heritage
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