CHURCH OF ST MARTIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1061197
Date first listed:
05-Dec-1974
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, HORN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, HORN STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Shepway (District Authority)
Parish:
Folkestone
National Grid Reference:
TR 18938 36473

Details

The entry for the following building:-

TR 13 NE HORN STREET CHERITON 13/29 Church of St Martin B

shall be amended to read:-

TR 13 NE HORN STREET CHERITON 13/29 Church of St Martin - 5.12.74 1

Parish church. Saxon west end of nave and lower part of tower, C13 chancel, C14 upper part of tower, south aisle and Enbrook chapel and C19 north aisle, north porch and vestry. Kentish ragstone rubble with tiled roof West tower, north porch, nave with aisles and north chapel, south west vestry and lower chancel. West end of nave is Saxon with arched. original doorcase in which the later and smaller C13 doorcase has been set. Round-headed window above. Upper stage of tower is C14 with crenellated parapet and lancets with wooden shutters to bell stage. Angled buttresses. C14 north aisle has four C14 trefoil windows with quatrefoil windows above. Gabled north porch has arched doorcase with colonnettes with foliate capitals and corner buttresses. Enbrook chapel has one double trefoliated window with quatrefoil above. C19 south aisle has 3 double trefoliated windows with quatrefoil above and paired lancer to north east and 3 buttresses. C19 vestry has one trefoil-headed lancet on each face and ashlar chimney. C13 chancel has 3 lancets and blocked round-headed doorcase to north. East end has oval window to gable with 2 lancets below and buttresses. Interior has C14 arcade on octagonal piers to south aisle and Decorated piscina and two sedilia. East window of north aisle has C14 quatrefoil. Chancel has arcading with Bethersden marble shafts. A keeled roll outlines the lancets, the east pair shafted. C13 chancel arch. Three C14-stone effigies under stone arches, to a woman in the south aisle and to a man and a woman behind the organ. Brass to priest, John Child d1474, Thomas Fogg d1502 and John Brodnax d1592. Hanging monument to Louisa Wainewright d1828 of a man and woman mourning by an urn. ["BOE Kent" pp270-1.]

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1. 5281 HORN SSfiEET CHERITON Church of St Martin TR 13 NE 13/29 5.12.74 B 2. Built of stone rubble with tiled roof. The western wall of the Nave is Saxon, the Chancel is Cl3 the tower, South aisle and Enbrook Chapel are Cl4 and the North aisle is Cl9. 4 bay Nave and 3 bury apse with lancets. North West crenellated tower with gargoyle C19 South porch.

Listing NGR: TR1905036532

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
175381
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 270-1

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: 23 Nov 2005
Reference: IOE01/15054/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Keeble. Source Historic England Archive
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