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Description: Church of St John
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171250
OS Grid Reference: TR2221558140
OS Grid Coordinates: 622215, 158140
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2790, 1.1849
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5273 ICKHAM AND WELL THE STREET
Church of St John
TR 2258 36/425 30.1.67
This church originally belonged to Christ Church Priory. Early English with
transepts added in second quarter of C14. Built of flint. Cruciform building
with aisles to the nave, south porch and west tower with broached shingled
spire. Norman west doorway with embattled moulding billet hood and scalloped
capitals. The nave, aisles and tower are late C12, the chancel is C13, the
transepts are C14, the south porch is C19. The whole building was restored
in 1901. The north transept belonged to the owners of Lee Priory and has a
C14 effigy of William Heghtresbury. The south transept belonged to the owners
of the Baye estate and contains the C14 tomb of Sir Thomas de Baa. Wall monuments.
Double piscina. The churchyard contains some C18 headstones with skull, urn
or cherub motifs.
Listing NGR: TR2221358143
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Source: English Heritage
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