Christ Church, Dunkirk
Description: Christ Church
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 176695
OS Grid Reference: TR0748758909
OS Grid Coordinates: 607487, 158909
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2915, 0.9745
Location: Canterbury Road, Dunkirk, Kent ME13 9LE
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TR 05 NE DUNKIRK BOUGHTON HILL
24.1.67 Christ Church
Parish Church. 1840.By John Whichcord. Flint with slate roof. Chancel, nave
and west tower. Two stage western tower with diagonal buttresses, string
course, cornice and parapet. Four centred arched western doorway with label
over. Perpendicular style tracery in 3 windows each side of nave. Nave walls
buttressed north and south. Advanced and accurate styling for its date.
Interior restored late C20. Built after Courtenay riots of 1838 with flints
from Canterbury City walls, the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury. Grouped
with the vicarage and the school in a concerted effort to civilize the
previously extra parochial and lawless Vill of Dunkirk.
Listing NGR: TR0741458846
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Source: English Heritage
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