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The Parish Church of St Mary of Charity

A Grade I Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3171 / 51°19'1"N

Longitude: 0.8948 / 0°53'41"E

OS Eastings: 601822

OS Northings: 161535

OS Grid: TR018615

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.C21

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.G5D4

Entry Name: The Parish Church of St Mary of Charity

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175878

Location: Faversham, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Faversham

Built-Up Area: Faversham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

FAVERSHAM

THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY OF CHARITY

29.07.1950
I

Cruciform church of C14-C15, restored in the C19. But in 1755 the interior of the nave was pulled down and replaced by George Dance in classical style. This has Doric columns, a triglyph frieze with swags and branches in the metopes and semi-circular openings framing the medieval clerestory windows outside. The central medieval tower was likewise pulled down in 1797 and an openwork spire of brick built at the west end of the church which was encased in stone in 1855 by George Gilbert Scott who also reworked the nave and transepts [1873-1875].

659/1/98 CHURCH ROAD
TR 0161 NE PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY OF CHARITY
29/7/50 I

Listing NGR: TR0182461540

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