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Church of St John the Evangelist, Faversham

Description: Church of St John the Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 438510

OS Grid Reference: TR0151561785
OS Grid Coordinates: 601515, 161785
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3195, 0.8905

Location: Church Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 7HR

Locality: Faversham
Local Authority: Swale Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME13 7HR

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Listing Text

(north west side)

1/292 Church of St John the

03.08.72 II

1881, built by Kirk and Son of Sleaford in Early English style. It was built at the expense of Mrs Hall of Syndale House, Faversham, the widow of a gunpowder manufacturer in Faversham. Built of knapped flint with Bath stone dressings and tiled roofs. Nave of 5 bays with west entrance, lower chancel of three bays and south-east aisle. Lancet windows in deep embrasures. West front has nave with oculus with quatrefoil and triple lancet and arched doorcase with colonnettes. Double lancet window to aisle. All other windows are double lancets apart from tall triple lancet east window to chancel. Windows are divided by angle buttresses and roofs have cross-shaped saddlestones. Interior has arcade supported on circular columns, barrel-vaulted roof, octagonal stone font, original pews and octagonal wooden pulpit. Stained glass by Frederick Prosed. Source: BOE "North East and East Kent" p318.

Listing NGR: TR0151361785

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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