CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1054051
Date first listed:
24-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Swale (District Authority)
Parish:
Leaveland
National Grid Reference:
TR 00488 54850

Details

TR 05 SW SHELDWICH LEAVELAND

3/93 Church of St Lawrence 24.1.67 II*

Parish church. C13, consecrated 1222. Restored C18, and 1882 and vestry added. Flint, with red and blue brick on north nave aisle. Plain tiled roof. Chancel, nave and north aisle, north-west vestry, west tower and south porch. West end rebuilt C19 with south porch and tiled west tower belfry. Chancel with lancets to south,north and east, and 2 light C14 windows on south. North aisle with C15 fenestration, reset in C18 brick each wall. Interior: 2 bay north arcade, chamfered on moulded abaci and large square pier. Wide north aisle. Roof in nave of 3 crown posts, with timbered gable to chancel, with roof of 3 small crown posts. Fittings: piscina in chancel with shelf, hollow chamfered surround and moulded stops; drip mould over. Smaller and identical piscina in north aisle. Monument: Katherine Rooper, d.1606. Wall monument in chancel. Alabaster kneeling woman at prayer desk, behind her her son Francis Herdson, with architectural surround, ribboned side pieces on scrolled and floriated base, with coffered cornice and achievement over. Glass: in eastern lancets, 1888 by Kempe. (See B.O.E. Kent II 1983, 369; also Igglesden, 21, p.29).

Listing NGR: TR0162256679

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
176891
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Igglesden, C, Saunter through Kent with pen and pencil, (1906), 29
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 369

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/07193/32
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