Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1061163

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County: Kent

District: Shepway (District Authority)

Parish: Burmarsh

National Grid Reference: TR 10118 32035



4/47 Church of All Saints 9.6.59 GV II*

Parish church. C12. C13 and C15, restored 1878. Stone, with plain tile roof to chancel. Nave roof not visible. West tower, short nave, south porch, small chancel. West tower: C15. 2 stages on low moulded plinth, with battlements above moulded string. Integral north-west and south- west angle buttresses. Trefoil-headed, hollow chamfered louvred light to each side of belfry. Another, smaller, with square head, hollow spandrels and hoodmould towards base of upper stage to west. West window of two trefoil- headed lights with renewed mullion, no opening between lights and no voussoirs or hoodmould. Corbel head at what would have been apex. Moulded 2-centred arched west doorway with hoodmould. Nave: C12. South elevation: no visible plinth. Battlemented without string. 2 buttresses. C15 window above porch of 2 cinquefoiled lights with cavetto mullion and square head, C19 two-light window towards east, pointed, with two trefoil-headed lights,trefoil and hoodmould. South porch: said to be dated 526. Stone, with cement-rendered quoins. Round-arched outer architrave with decorative cast-iron gate. Inner doorway C12, with fat roll, chevron, and outer billet moulding. Stone face affixed towards apex. Square moulded abaci to single shaft either side with scalloped cushion capitals and slightly moulded bases. Doorway infilled with 3-centred arched stone inner architrave. Chancel: C12. Galleted stone. No plinth. Gabled. Traces of blocked south-west window with trefoiled head. C19 east window. Short narrow C12 north window with rounded head formed from single stone. Nave: north elevation: moulded plinth continuous with that of tower. Battlements above chamfered string. Central C19 north window. Interior: Structure: aisle-less nave. No chancel arch. C13 pointed tower arch with chamfered jambs and imposts. Roof: crown-post roof of 1878 to chancel, unobtrusively stencilled. Shallow-pitched C19 king-post roof to nave. Fittings: Royal Arms of George III to south wall of nave, unusually signed, "J. Marten Tenterden Pinxt". Oval text board. Bell, probably late C14, standing in north-east corner of nave, ascribed to John Danyell of London (Anne Roper, The Church of All Saints,Burmarsh, 1980). Reredos 1897-1900, carved in Oberammergau. (J, Newman, Buildings of England Series, West Kent and the Weald, 1980).

Listing NGR: TR0949831932


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

Legacy System number: 175505

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: West Kent and the Weald, (1980)
Roper, A, The Church of All Saints Burmarsh, (1980)

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