Church of St Werburgh, Hoo St Werburgh
Description: Church of St Werburgh
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
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HOO ST WERBURGH CP CHURCH STREET
TQ 77 SE
6/68 South side
Church of St Werburgh
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
Source: English Heritage
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