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Church of St Mary, Stalisfield

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 176527

OS Grid Reference: TQ9673852434
OS Grid Coordinates: 596738, 152434
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2372, 0.8169

Location: Church Road, Stalisfield, Kent ME13 0JG

Locality: Stalisfield
Local Authority: Swale Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME13 0JG

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Listing Text

TQ 95 SE STALISFIELD CHURCH ROAD
(east side)

6/121 Church of
St. Mary

24.1.67 II*

Parish church. C13 and restored 1904. Flint and sandstone with
plain tiled roof. Chancel with south chapel, nave with aisles,
north tower. Exterior heavily restored, tower topped by weather
vane dated 1904, over a wooden belfry with tiled roof.- Three
light C15 east window, otherwise C19 fenestration. Double
chamfered west doorway. Interior: nave arcades of 2 bays, on
square piers with chamfered corners and trefoiled archlet to
heavy moulded abaci, Roof of 3 tall crown posts. Single
chamfered arch on imposts from chancel to chapel and blocked
arch to demolished north chapel. Double chamfered chancel arch.
Fittings: trefoil headed piscina in chancel. Rood screen:C15
perpendicular. Five bays, each with four-light traceried openings-
with crenellated oblique transoms. Vine motif frieze above blank
tracery on lower panels, with angels, eagles and roses in
spandrels. Attached shafts support frieze of Tudor flowers with
renewed cove. C13 font on 5 shafts with 4 blank arches on each
side of bowl. Royal coat of arms (obscured at time of survey)
carved in high relief on nave south wall. (See B.O.E. Kent II,
1983, 465 and illus. 65.)


Listing NGR: TQ9673852434

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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