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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Burham

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 179288

OS Grid Reference: TQ7166062008
OS Grid Coordinates: 571660, 162008
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3313, 0.4627

Location: Old Church Road, Burham, Kent ME1 3XY

Locality: Burham
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME1 3XY

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Listing Text

BURHAM CP
TQ 76 SW
4/115 Church of St Mary The
Virgin
25.8.59

- I

Church. C12-C15, restored 1956. Tower, nave with south porch and chancel.
Random ragstone rubble, plain tiled roofs. 3 stage west tower. C15 with pointed
arched and traceried windows on 1st stage above door and on all sides at belfry
stage. Crenellated parapet and octagonal south-west stair turret only visible at
parapet level. Nave with 2 windows to south with porch to left and 3 windows to
north. C12 windows to right on nave south side, and blocked to north. Blocked
arcades of north aisle clearly visible on nave and chancel; former aisle also to
south. C13 chancel with one window on each side and C14 east window. Interior:
simple C13 nave arcades remain partially visible; square piers and pointed
single-chamfered arches. Timber roof to nave, braced and trussed with ashlars.
Font. Norman. Square bowl with arcade side decoration.


Listing NGR: TQ7275062044

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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