CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1068592

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH WHITFIELD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH WHITFIELD ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Dover (District Authority)

Parish: Whitfield

National Grid Reference: TR 31071 45886

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History

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Details

TR 34 NW WHITFIELD CHURCH WHITFIELD ROAD north side 2/87 Church of St. Peter

GV II*

Church. C8 or C10. Extended C.1200. Restored 1894 by Ewan Christian. Flint and plain tiled roofs. Nave, north aisles chancel and sanctuary, south porch and vestry. Blocked west doorway (flint jambs visible) and small round headed gable light, with rebated head of single block of stone, both probably C8 features. Restored C12 lancet cuts into doorhead. Flint jambed double-splayed window above south porch exposed remains of arcade in south wall. Double lancet and roundel east window to north aisle, otherwise C19 fenestration throughout. Porch,north aisle and chancel all C19, with shingled bell turret. Interior C8 nave and chancel, with exposed remains in south wall of C12 arcade to demolished south aisle, with round piers. Simple tall round headed chancel arch altered 1894, with surviving round arched opening on round responds with scalloped capitals (part of south arcade now to C19 vestry) in Saxon chancel, with simple pointed arches to north aisle and second chancel (originally C13, rebuilt 1894). Two bay arcade from nave to north aisle, C19 with double chamfered arches on round pier. C19 roofs. Monuments Lucy and George Stringer (1821 and 1839), large black and white wall monument as a neo- classical aedicule with oval plaque and urn over; Harriett Stringer- Latham d.1825, white wall plaque as a sarcophagus with reeded side pieces and pediment over the C13 bell said to be oldest in Kent. The church since 1971 has been reorganised, with centralised plan, the altar now in north aisle, facing south, the old chancel and sanctuary now vestry/school rooms. (See BOE Kent II 1983, 495; Church guide, 1986, Joyce Molyneux).

Listing NGR: TR3107145886

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 178526

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Molyneux, J, Church of St Peter Church Guide, (1986)
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 495

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