CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1068690

Date first listed: 14-Feb-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, THE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, THE STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Ashford (District Authority)

Parish: Westwell

National Grid Reference: TQ 99062 47483

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History

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Details

1. 5272 WESTWELL THE STREET Church of St. Mary TQ 94 NE 11/1 14.2.67.

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2. Chancel with north and south porches, nave with aisles, south porch and west tower with broached shingled stairs. C13, except C16 south porch. Four bay nave. The columns of the south arcade of the nave lean outwards and are supported by wooden braces or flying buttresses right across the south aisle. The exterior south wall of aisle is also supported by a brick buttress, added in 1885. The stone chancel arch, or screen is most unusual and consists of 2 very tall thin columns in the centre, forming 3 narrow arches with trefoil heads. Stone vault to the chancel roof. Choir stalls arranged in monastic fashion. South aisle has a collar beam and crown post roof. Piscina and triple sedilia. The churchyard contains C17 headstones, with primitive skulls incised, C13 headstones with cherub motifs and oval bodystones.

Listing NGR: TQ9901247488

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 181309

Legacy System: LBS

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