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Church of St Peter, Monks Horton

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 175603

OS Grid Reference: TR1234640536
OS Grid Coordinates: 612346, 140536
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1247, 1.0332

Location: Church Lane, Monks Horton, Kent TN25 6DT

Locality: Monks Horton
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 6DT

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Listing Text


1/27 Church of St. Peter

Parish church. C13 and C14, restored 1847. Flint and stone, with stone
dressings. Plain tile roof. Nave and chancel, with north vestry.
limber west belfry removed 1847. Nave: C13. No plinth. Two west and
one south buttress. C19 flint and stone west bell-cote. C19 west lancet
with hoodmould. Two C19 lancets, and one C19 2-light window to south.
Unchamfered pointed-arched west doorway. Right jamb of blocked doorway
towards centre of south side, possibly of re-used stone, with fragments
of 3 scratch dials. Chancel: C13. South buttress. Two C19 south
lancets, two rebated east lancets, and one north lancet. Vestry: C19.
Flint stack to east. Two north lancets. West doorway with Caernavon
arch. Nave, north elevation: one buttress. Stumps of 6 stone rood-loft
stairs projecting from wall towards east end. One C19 lancet and one C19
two-light window. Blocked chamfered pointed-arched doorway towards
centre. Interior: Structure: doubly hollow-chamfered, probably C14,
chancel arch dying into wall. Blocked rebated rectangular stone
doorway to rood-loft stairs. Roof: moulded octagonal crown - posts to
nave, on chamfered tie-beams. Sous-laces and ashlar-pieces. Common-
rafter roof to chancel, with sous-laces and ashlar-pieces. Decoration:
fragments of C15 stained glass to north-west window of nave. Armour:
funerary helm with crest of arm holding pistol; probably for George
Rooke, d.1649, but assembled from earlier pieces. (R. Leadbetter,
unpublished Church Guide, 1984) (J. Newman, B.O.E. Series, North-East
and East Kent, 1976).

Listing NGR: TR1212940076

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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