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Ruins of Church of All Saints, St Mary in the Marsh

Description: Ruins of Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 175567

OS Grid Reference: TR0493325810
OS Grid Coordinates: 604933, 125810
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9952, 0.9191

Location: St Mary In the Marsh, Kent TN29 0DE

Locality: St Mary in the Marsh
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN29 0DE

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Listing Text


6/107 Ruins of Church of
All Saints

Ruins of parish church. Medieval (said to be C12-C13). Small slabs of
roughly coursed stone interspersed with large flints. A few ashlared
quoins. Continuous nave and chancel. No visible plinth. West end of
nave and north and south return walls remain in form of two L-shaped blocks
about 15 feet high and 7 to 10 feet long in either direction, separated by a
now featureless gap. Another block of similar dimensions about 75 feet to east
marking south-east corner of chancel. 3 small blocks about 5 feet high; one
part of east gable end, one, possibly remains of chancel arch, with ashlared
quoins, within body of church on north side towards east end, and one to south
wall opposite. Linked by foundations. Parish of Hope All saints was
incorporated in the parish of St Mary in the Marsh in 1934. The church had
fallen into decay by 1573 and into ruins by mid C17 (M.H.L.G. Romney Marsh
Rural District Provisional List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic
Interest, 1956).

Listing NGR: TR0669627125

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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