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Parish Church of St Mary, High Halden

Description: Parish Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 August 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 180230

OS Grid Reference: TQ9016337237
OS Grid Coordinates: 590163, 137237
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1029, 0.7148

Location: Church Hill, High Halden, Kent TN26 3LS

Locality: High Halden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN26 3LS

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Listing Text

Parish Church of St Mary
TQ 9037 17/169 16.8.62.

Chancel, south chapel, north transept, nave with south aisle, wooden south
porch unusual belfry tower at the west end of timbered construction with scissor
trusses shingled outside with shingled spire above and on each side of it
on the ground floor casing in the form of a wooden room (the north one now
the vestry) so that the shape of the ground floor as a whole is an octagon.
The nave is Norman, the chancel C14, the tower circa 1300, the south porch
C14, the south chapel the north transept and the south aisle C15. C14 crown
post roof to nave and aisles. Church restored by Street 1868. C13 font.
The churchyard contains a tomb chest and some C18 headstones with cherub
or hourglass motifs, one with serpent, book, heavenly crown and hourglass
motif, an early C19 headstone with cast iron cherubs and some oval bodystones.

Listing NGR: TQ9016137236

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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