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Church of St Nicholas, New Romney

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 August 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 175018

OS Grid Reference: TR0652924751
OS Grid Coordinates: 606529, 124751
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9851, 0.9412

Location: Church Road, New Romney, Kent TN28 8TY

Locality: New Romney
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN28 8TY

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Listing Text

1.
1449 CHURCH ROAD
(SOUTH EAST SIDE)

church of St. Nicholas

TR 0624 1/49 28.8.51

I

2. This is the only survivubg Church of the five (three parish mchurches, the Priory and the Hospital) that existed in New Romney in the Medieval Period. The 3 lower stages of the tower and 4 bays of the Nave date from circa 1160-70. the 2 upper stages of the Tower with the corner turrets and octagonal papapet (or remains of spire) are circa 1200. Tthe Easternmost bay of the Nave, the Chancel and the Aisles of the Nave are C14. Piuscina and triple sedilia in the Chancel and both aisles. Early C14 recess in the North Chapel having a depressed arch with big cusping and a frieze of larege 4 pettled flowers. Brasses. Box pews.

Listing NGR: TR0653224750

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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