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Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bexley

Description: Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 198685

OS Grid Reference: TQ4978573444
OS Grid Coordinates: 549785, 173444
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4402, 0.1537

Location: Manor Road, Bexley, Greater London DA5 1JX

Locality: Bexley
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: DA5 1JX

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Listing Text

Parish Church of
TQ 4973 13/20 1.10.53 St Mary the Virgin
Nave with north aisle and chapel, chancel, west tower and south porch. Largely
C13 but incorporating some older work; restored 1882-3 by Basil Champneys,
architect. Of flint with Portland stone dressings. Lancets and intersecting
tracery, much restored, Unusual shingled spire of 2 storeys; the lower square
with bell openings in form of dormers, the upper octagonal and overhanging.
The interior contains sedilia, probably C15; font dated 1684 on medieval stem;
chancel screen with loft including stalls and pulpit by Champneys; many fine
monuments of C16 to C18. In churchyard a fine collection of tomb chests and
stones dating from C17 onwards.

Listing NGR: TQ4978573444

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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