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Church of St Werburgh, Hoo St Werburgh

Description: Church of St Werburgh

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 172901

OS Grid Reference: TQ7834671856
OS Grid Coordinates: 578346, 171856
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4177, 0.5635

Location: 28 Church Street, Hoo St Werburgh, Medway ME3 9AN

Locality: Hoo St Werburgh
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME3 9AN

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Listing Text

TQ 77 SE
6/68 South side
Church of St Werburgh
- I

Parish church. C12-C15. Ragstone with tiled roofs. West tower
with shingled spire, nave with north and south aisles, north and
south porches and chancel. West tower battlemented with north-
west turret and shingled spire, all clasped by the aisles.
Norman pilaster buttresses with tufa dressings visible over aisle
roofs. C14 windows in aisles with cusped intersecting tracery.
Interior: C13 nave arcades of 3 bays with round piers and double
chamfered arches. Blocked east arch in each aisle of former
transeptal chapels. C15 clerestorey. C14 chancel arch. Nave
roof on wooden shafts with carved angels in capital-zone.
Piscina and triple sedilia with multi-cusped arches on long
shafts of Bethersden marble. Fittings: C15 glass in chancel
window-heads. Chest tomb to Edward Lake, d. 1845. Ogee
canopy with pinnacles, not unarchaeologically early C15.

Listing NGR: TQ7836972092

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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