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Parish Church of St Mary, Rolvenden

Description: Parish Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 August 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 180300

OS Grid Reference: TQ8450931219
OS Grid Coordinates: 584509, 131219
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0507, 0.6311

Location: High Street, Rolvenden, Kent TN17 4LS

Locality: Rolvenden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 4LS

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Listing Text

Parish Church of St Mary
TQ 8431 18/252 16.8.62.

Built of rubble sandstone with west tower of ironstone. Chancel with North
and South Chapels, Nave with Aisles, North Porch with parvise and West Tower.
Lancet windows in the Chancel, the arcades of the Chancel and the South arcade
of the Nave are C15, the North Aisle of the Nave is C14. The remainder of
the Church is C15. Five bay Nave with Kingpost roof. Organ supported on
4 octagonal cast iron columns. In the South, or St Katherine and St Mary's
Chapel is an unusual Gallery, erected in 1825, which is the family pew of
the occupants of Hole Park. Beneath this Gallery is the mortuary Chapel of
the Gybbon-Monypenny family which occupied Hole Park prior to the present
century. The churchyard contains table tombs, oval bodystones and C18 headstones
with skull, hourglass, serpent biting tail, heavenly crown, urn and cherub
and trumpet motifs.

Listing NGR: TQ8451231219

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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