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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Higham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4409 / 51°26'27"N

Longitude: 0.4683 / 0°28'5"E

OS Eastings: 571640

OS Northings: 174208

OS Grid: TQ716742

Mapcode National: GBR PP0.R5M

Mapcode Global: VHJLM.21DR

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356766

Location: Higham, Gravesham, Kent, ME3

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

Civil Parish: Higham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Higham St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

21.11.66 Church of St Mary

Remodelled 1357, but evidence of Saxon and Norman work and C13 base. Windows renewed
in 1863 "copying what was there before" in a flowing tracery. Ragstone with flint
bands. Tiled roof and shingled spirelet. C19 south porch. Chancel and nave with
chapel and south aisle of almost equal size now used as nave and chancel. No chancel
arch but rood screen C14. Moulded and carved oak. Stone arcade of 3 bays. Also C14
south door, pulpit, and font. Arcaded recess in north wall. Two tomb chests C15 and

Listing NGR: TQ7164174132

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