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Church of Saint Mary, Fawkham

Description: Church of Saint Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 415691

OS Grid Reference: TQ5970068047
OS Grid Coordinates: 559700, 168047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3890, 0.2939

Location: Fawkham Road, Fawkham, Kent DA3 8EQ

Locality: Fawkham
Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA3 8EQ

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Listing Text

TQ 56 NE 3/142 Church of St Mary
Norman nave and chancel with Decorated windows. The nave has a C16 octagonal
weatherboarded bell turret at its west end surmounted by a shingled spire.
The vestry to the north and south porch are both C19.
Nave and chancel now rendered with stone window surrounds. The interior has
bellcote supports of 4 posts braced at the top with pierced spandrels within
the braces. C14 cusped arch in the south wall of the nave and another earlier
one in the chancel north wall. C14 double piscina with cusped Y-tracery.
C13 wall painting of Christ in Majesty in the nave. Some mediaeval stained
glass fragments in the chancel south window. Hanging monument to John Walter
(died 1625).

Listing NGR: TQ5860566583

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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