CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1071496

Date first listed: 14-Feb-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, THE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, THE STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Ashford (District Authority)

Parish: Egerton

National Grid Reference: TQ 90815 47556

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5272 EGERTON THE STREET (north-west side) Church of St James TQ 94 NW 10/1 14.2.67 I 2. Originally a Chapel of Ease to Charing. Built of Kentish ragstone. Chancel with north chapel (now the vestry), nave with north aisle, south porch and west tower in 3 stages, with an octagonal vice turret in the north-east corner carried up to form a beacon enplacement and buttresses at the other angles of the tower. Gargoyles. The chancel, north chapel and north aisle are C14. The nave, south porch and west tower C15, 3 bay nave with 2 crown posts, piscina and triple sedilia. The churchyard contains some table tombs, oval bodystones and some C18 headstones, with skull, cherub and hourglass motifs. The church stands in a very prominent position and is a land mark for miles around, like the church of Great Chart marking the northern edge of the Weals.

Listing NGR: TQ9071047466

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 180880

Legacy System: LBS

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