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The Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe, Folkestone

Description: The Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 175286

OS Grid Reference: TR2295935863
OS Grid Coordinates: 622959, 135863
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0787, 1.1817

Locality: Folkestone
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT20 1SE

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Listing Text

TR 22 35 NE CHURCH STREET
737/1/55 (South Side)
FOLKESTONE
The Parish Church of St
Mary and St Eanswythe

5.12.49 II*

Largely rebuilt in the Cl9 but the arcade of the Chancel is C13, the arches of the central Tower, the Lady Chapel and St Eanswythe's Chapel are Cl5. Built of stone rubble with slate roof. Tower has octagonal stair turret and angle buttreses. The nave and north aisle were rebuilt by R C Hussey in 1856-9. The large Perpendicular west window and porch were added by Stallwood in 1872, the south Chancel aisle and transept were rebuilt in 1869 and the south aisle in 1874. Triple crown post roof to chancel. Stained glass windows by Kempe. Cl3 font, Segrave tomb circa 1350. Monument to the Herdson family 1628. Piscina and double sedilia.


Listing NGR: TR2295935863

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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