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Latitude: 51.4402 / 51°26'24"N
Longitude: 0.1537 / 0°9'13"E
OS Eastings: 549785
OS Northings: 173444
OS Grid: TQ497734
Mapcode National: GBR S0.1F6
Mapcode Global: VHHNZ.M248
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 1 October 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1294750
English Heritage Legacy ID: 198685
Location: Bexley, London, DA5
Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's
Built-Up Area: Bexley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Bexley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
Parish Church of
TQ 4973 13/20 1.10.53 St Mary the Virgin
Nave with north aisle and chapel, chancel, west tower and south porch. Largely
C13 but incorporating some older work; restored 1882-3 by Basil Champneys,
architect. Of flint with Portland stone dressings. Lancets and intersecting
tracery, much restored, Unusual shingled spire of 2 storeys; the lower square
with bell openings in form of dormers, the upper octagonal and overhanging.
The interior contains sedilia, probably C15; font dated 1684 on medieval stem;
chancel screen with loft including stalls and pulpit by Champneys; many fine
monuments of C16 to C18. In churchyard a fine collection of tomb chests and
stones dating from C17 onwards.
Listing NGR: TQ4978573444
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