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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chislet

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: I
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

Locality: Chislet
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 4DU

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Listing Text


Church of St Mary
The Virgin
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

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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