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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1069254



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

County: Kent

District: Swale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Teynham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 176357

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TQ 96 SE TEYNHAM CONYER ROAD (south side) 3/148 Church of St Mary 24.1.67 GV I

Parish church. C13, re-fenestrated C15. Chancel restored 1873. Nave and aisles, transepts, chancel, west tower. Flint and ragstone with plain tiled roofs. West tower in 2 stages with large offset projecting buttresses, string course, cornice and battlements, and Perpendicular 2 light belfry openings. Hollow chamfer and roll moulded west doorway. Chapel/vestries either side of tower, each with lancet window. North and south aisles each with 2 offset buttresses,lean-to roofs, and gabled C19 dormers in nave roof, 2 to south, 1 to north. Large transepts with paired lancet and quatrefoil windows to north and south, and 3 lancets on west wall, only the jambs of which remain in the north transept. Inserted C15 Perpendicular windows on eastern faces. Chancel with diagonal offset buttresses, and 3 lancets on north and south walls, large C15 Perpendicular east window, of 5 lights and 10 over and 6 in head of arch. Interior: nave with 2 bay arcades on octagonal piers with moulded caps and bases, roof of 4 crown posts. Chamfered arches with plain abaci to transepts. Aisles with lean-to roofs and chamfered arches to transepts. Transepts with roofs of 2 crown posts, each with door to (missing) rood screen across chancel. Deep reveals of lancets and quatrefoils, and evidence of complete rebuilding at least of north transept east wall to insert C15 windows. Chamfered chancel arch on octagonal responds. Panelled roof of 3 crown posts. Fittings: cusped piscina in chancel, simple piscina in south transept. Octagonal C17 pulpit and octagonal font. Organ gallery in nave on 4 banded piers with octagonal caps and cast iron spiral staircase. [see BOE, Kent, II Pg 478].

Listing NGR: TQ9642864160

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1976), 478

National Grid Reference: TQ 96614 63631


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