CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1025295

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Swale (District Authority)

Parish: Stalisfield

National Grid Reference: TQ 96738 52434

Details

TQ 95 SE STALISFIELD CHURCH ROAD (east side)

6/121 Church of St. Mary

24.1.67 II*

Parish church. C13 and restored 1904. Flint and sandstone with plain tiled roof. Chancel with south chapel, nave with aisles, north tower. Exterior heavily restored, tower topped by weather vane dated 1904, over a wooden belfry with tiled roof.- Three light C15 east window, otherwise C19 fenestration. Double chamfered west doorway. Interior: nave arcades of 2 bays, on square piers with chamfered corners and trefoiled archlet to heavy moulded abaci, Roof of 3 tall crown posts. Single chamfered arch on imposts from chancel to chapel and blocked arch to demolished north chapel. Double chamfered chancel arch. Fittings: trefoil headed piscina in chancel. Rood screen:C15 perpendicular. Five bays, each with four-light traceried openings- with crenellated oblique transoms. Vine motif frieze above blank tracery on lower panels, with angels, eagles and roses in spandrels. Attached shafts support frieze of Tudor flowers with renewed cove. C13 font on 5 shafts with 4 blank arches on each side of bowl. Royal coat of arms (obscured at time of survey) carved in high relief on nave south wall. (See B.O.E. Kent II, 1983, 465 and illus. 65.)

Listing NGR: TQ9673852434

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 176527

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 465

End of official listing