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Church of St Mary, Higham

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 356766

OS Grid Reference: TQ7164074207
OS Grid Coordinates: 571640, 174207
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4408, 0.4683

Location: Church Street, Higham, Kent ME3 7LR

Locality: Higham
Local Authority: Gravesham Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME3 7LR

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There is also a scheduled monument, St Mary's Priory: an Alien Benedictine Priory 100m East of St Mary's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

21.11.66 Church of St Mary

Remodelled 1357, but evidence of Saxon and Norman work and C13 base. Windows renewed
in 1863 "copying what was there before" in a flowing tracery. Ragstone with flint
bands. Tiled roof and shingled spirelet. C19 south porch. Chancel and nave with
chapel and south aisle of almost equal size now used as nave and chancel. No chancel
arch but rood screen C14. Moulded and carved oak. Stone arcade of 3 bays. Also C14
south door, pulpit, and font. Arcaded recess in north wall. Two tomb chests C15 and

Listing NGR: TQ7164174132

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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