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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Chislet, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3343 / 51°20'3"N

Longitude: 1.1921 / 1°11'31"E

OS Eastings: 622450

OS Northings: 164308

OS Grid: TR224643

Mapcode National: GBR VYZ.872

Mapcode Global: VHLG9.MQ2G

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171112

Location: Chislet, Canterbury, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Chislet

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


Church of St Mary
The Virgin
TR 26 SW 5/277 30.1.67.


Chancel, central tower and nave with aisles. Built of coursed rubble with
Caen stone dressings. The nave and tower are Norman. The tower once had a
brached shingled spire of which the stump remains. The chancel and the aisles
of the nave are C13. At the west end of the north aisle was a priest's chamber
at first floor level of which the windows and the brackets that supported the
floor remain. South doorway to staircase turret has C12 carved tympanum with
rare timber lintol. Crownpost roof to nave, Trefoiled piscina and early C14
sedilia. C14 font. The churchyard contains some C18 headstones with skull
or cherub motifs, some chest tombs and some oval bodystones.

Listing NGR: TR2240764328

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