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Church of St Mary, Stansted

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 427076

OS Grid Reference: TQ6073662124
OS Grid Coordinates: 560736, 162124
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3355, 0.3061

Location: Plaxdale Green Road, Stansted, Kent TN15 7PP

Locality: Stansted
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN15 7PP

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Listing Text

TQ 66 SW STANSTED STANSTED HILL
2/8 (east side)
25.8.59
Church of St Mary

II*


Church. Completely rebuilt c.1400, restored in C19. Coursed rubble stone. Plain
tiled roofs. West tower, nave with north aisle, chancel. 3 stage west tower with
diagonal buttresses. Low broach spire. Rectangular belfry openings. Tall lancet
window on 1st storey on west side of tower over painted arched doorway, with
drip-mould over. Boarded doors with strap-hinges. 2 bay nave with pair of 2-light
mullioned windows, to left flat-headed, to right pointed-arched, both with
drip-moulds over, to south. Single flat-headed 2-light window to north. 1 bay
chancel with flat-headed windows to north and south. Pointed-arched window to
east. All tracery restored, Interior: original tower arch, 2 bay north aisle and
chancel arch, all on octagonal piers. Hollow chamfers on arches. Wooden chancel
screen with ogee quatrefoils, possibly pre-dating present church. Rafter roofs.


Listing NGR: TQ6069161718

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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