Church of St James, Isle of Grain
Description: Church of St James
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 172910
OS Grid Reference: TQ8887476789
OS Grid Coordinates: 588874, 176789
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4586, 0.7173
Location: 55 High Street, Grain, Medway ME3 0BJ
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ISLE OF GRAIN CP HIGH STREET
TQ 87 NE
4/73 East side
21.11.66 Church of St James
Parish church. C12 and C13, C15, with aisles removed in 1815, and south-
west tower of 1903-05. Ragstone with plain tiled roofs. South-west
tower, nave, south porch, chancel and north-east sacristy. Low south-
west tower. Nave windows all renewed 1903-05. Chancel C13 with north
and one south lancet and triple lancet east window with engaged shafts.
Interior: Remnants of arcades visible with pointed arches on square
piers and scallopped south-vest respond. 2 Norman rere-arches in south
wall. Chancel arch with Norman imposts; zig-zag roll at west end.
Crown-post roof. Sedilia, two piscinas and two aumbries. East
windows with long shafts, moulded caps and bases and multiple arch
mouldings. C13 chancel arch on C12 responds. Crown-post roof with
moulded tie-beam. Fittings: C17 altar rail. C12 font.
Listing NGR: TQ8861276589
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