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Church of St Margaret, Hucking

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173658

OS Grid Reference: TQ8447658273
OS Grid Coordinates: 584476, 158273
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2937, 0.6445

Location: Church Road, Hucking, Kent ME17 1QT

Locality: Hucking
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1QT

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/150 Church of St. Margaret

Parish church. Early Norman C1100 restored 1878. Flint with stone
dressings and plain tile roof. Continuous nave and chancel,
south chapel, north aisle, north porch. Small square louvred
wooden belfry with plain tile roof and weathervane at west end
of nave roof. No plinth. C19 stone stack to north aisle.
West end largely C19 flint with C19 lancets. Tufa, probably
inserted, in south end of west end wall. South chapel, most of
chancel, and part of east wall of north aisle retain original
flint walls, with C19 dressings; Small cusped C19 windows
to chapel, 2 C19 2-light pointed windows to south wall of chancel,
and 2 to north wall. C19 3-light Early-English style east
window. Small restored single light in east end of north aisle.
North porch C19. Door to church with 4-centred arched head, plain
chamfer, and broach stops, with plain stoup to east, probably
Medieval. Interior: 2-bay north arcade of round-headed arches,
east arch with C19 quoins, west with tufa quoins to base of west
pier. Small blocked round-headed door towards west end of south
wall. Some Medieval stonework to jambs of chancel windows. C19
roof. Partly renewed cusped piscia to south wall of chancel.
Similar uncusped piscina in south chapel. C18 pulpit with moulded
base, corniced top and fielded panels of burred wood, on later
feet. Large pink and grey circular marble font on black marble
base donated 1867, similar to that at Bicknor. Plain tomb slab
with tapered end to Elizabeth Cosbey d. 1644, at west end of
north aisle.

Listing NGR: TQ8447458277

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Source: English Heritage

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