Church of St Nicholas, Lower Street, Leeds - Maidstone

Medieval country church built of ragstone and tufa with broad a Romanesque tower. Roofing and stonework in poor condition. An application to the Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship scheme was unsuccessful. However, some roof repairs have taken place but more repairs, particularly to the stonework are needed.

Church of St Nicholas, Lower Street, Leeds - Maidstone
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1086125
  • Local Planning Authority: Maidstone
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Nicholas
  • Street Name: Lower Street
  • County: Kent
  • District / Borough: Maidstone
  • Parish: Leeds
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Faversham and Mid Kent
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I