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Church of St Mary, Kenardington

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 August 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 180274

OS Grid Reference: TQ9747832132
OS Grid Coordinates: 597478, 132132
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0546, 0.8164

Location: Kenardington Road, Kenardington, Kent TN26 2NF

Locality: Kenardington
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN26 2NF

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Listing Text

KENARDINGTON
1.
5272
Church of St Mary
TQ 93 SE 10/223 16.8.62.
II*

2.
Parish Church. Chancel, nave, south porch and west tower with a circular
vice turret to the north of it. This is all that remains of a larger church
with north and south aisles and chapels which was struck by lightning in 1559.
The chancel is about two-thirds the width of the nave and not central. The
tower is C13 and stands at the north-west corner of the nave with no communication
between the two but a blocked arch on the east side of the tower which led
into the demolished north aisle. The chancel and nave are Cl5 and have blocked
arches on the south side which led into the demolished south aisle and south
chapel. The churchyard contains some C18 headstones with cherub and skull
motifs and some early C19 sunray motif headstones.


Listing NGR: TQ9747832132

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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