Church of St Andrew, Wickhambreaux
Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171551
OS Grid Reference: TR2200358736
OS Grid Coordinates: 622003, 158736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2845, 1.1822
Location: Wickham Ct Lane, Wickhambreaux, Kent CT3 1RQ
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5273 WICKHAMBREAUX THE GREEN
Church of St Andrew
TR 25 NW 10/678 30.1.67
TR 2258 36/678
Mainly perpendicular, restored in 1868. Built of flint and stone with tiled
roof. Chancel, with organ chamber to the north of it, nave with aisles, west
tower within nave with crenellated parapet. North porch. Three bay nave with
tie beam roof. Two piscinas, one on the south wall of the chancel and one
on the south wall of the south aisle. C18 lectern. Wall paintings of 1868.
The east window has Art stained glass of the Annunciation dated 1896 and signed
Arild Rosenrrantz. The New York Times of 1896 reported that this was the first
commission in Europe to be given to American glassmakers. Monument to the
Rev Alexander Young of 1755 by Sir Robert Taylor. The churchyard contains
some C18 headstones with cherub, skull, hourglass or heavenly trumpet motifs,
some chest tombs and some C19 oval bodystones.
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Source: English Heritage
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