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Church of St Peter, Oare

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 176760

OS Grid Reference: TR0078863323
OS Grid Coordinates: 600788, 163323
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3335, 0.8810

Location: 70 Church Road, Oare, Kent ME13 0TR

Locality: Oare
Local Authority: Swale Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME13 0TR

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Listing Text

(East side)

Church of
24.1.67 St. Peter


Parish Church. C13, C16 and restored and spire added 1877-8 by Joseph Clarke.
Flint and rubble stone with plain tiled roof and shingled spire. Chancel and
nave with belfry and spire at west end, north-west vestry and south porch.
West end rebuilt and dated 1877 with 2 large pinnacled buttresses, restored
C13 roll moulded doorway with quatrefoil over. Relieving arch to belfry.
Diagonal offset buttresses. Half-timbered south porch, C16 Perpendicular and
C19 windows except single cusped light in north nave wall. Exposed quoins of
nave incorporated in widened chancel walls. Lean-to vestry at north-west.
Interior: no chancel arch, roof of 3 crown posts in nave, roof of 2 crown
posts in chancel. C19 fittings and furniture except large Romanesque Purbeck
marble font on renewed shafts. Timbered gallery at west end. (See B.O.E.
Kent II, 1983, 408-9)

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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