CHURCH OF ST MARTIN OF TOURS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1070050

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARTIN OF TOURS, THE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARTIN OF TOURS, THE STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Dover (District Authority)

Parish: Guston

National Grid Reference: TR 32229 44733

Details

TR 34 SW GUSTON THE STREET north side

5/19 Church of St. Martin of Tours 22.8.66 GV II*

Parish church. C12, restored late C19. Flint with plain tiled roof. Chancel and nave with north porch, south vestry and western bell turret. Large central triple offset buttress on west wall, with timber and shingled turret and spirelet over C14 south vestry. North porch with simple chamfered outer arch and C12 north doorway with wave and roll mould on attached shafts with 1 scalloped capital and that to west with overlapping rings. C19 fenestration throughout except original C12 triple round headed lancet east window. Interior reveals to windows. C12 tie beam roof, the area above the collar beams ceiled in. Chancel stepped in with C19 trussed rafter roof. Fittings with C19 floriate brass brackets to alter rail light 3 bay chancel screen without tracery, pulpit, font and benches, that at south west with attached poor box. Glass in nave to Francis William Prescott d.1919, now very dark blue, purples and orange. The broad composition contrasting with the more usual C19 glass elsewhere in the church. (See BOE Kent II 1983, 339).

Listing NGR: TR3242344641

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 178458

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 339

End of official listing