PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1085788

Date first listed: 05-May-1952

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, MANOR ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, MANOR ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Dartford (District Authority)

Parish: Swanscombe and Greenhithe

National Grid Reference: TQ 60463 73986

Details

1. 5274 SWANSCOMBE AND GREENHITHE MANOR ROAD

Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul TQ 67 SW 5/103 5.5.52

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2. Some C11 and C12 work in the tower and chancel respectively but mainly C13 with C15 windows. Heavily restored by Jabez Bignall in 1872-3 and repaired by him after a fire in 1902. Built of flint with patches of stone rubble and stone dressings. Nave with clerestory, north and south aisles, chancel and west tower with broached shingled spire. South porch. The lower part of the tower is Saxon. The chancel has a blocked Norman window and in the nave there are traces of round- headed recesses in the east wall flanking the chancel arches. The aisles and clerestory were added in the late C12. Three bay arcades. Pointed arches with angle rolls. Short circular piers and square abaci with chamfered corners. The tower was reconstructed in the C13 and the chancel arch is C14. Norman font. Perpendicular oak lectern (one of only 2 in Kent). C18 pulpit. Brass chandelier dated 1687. Large standing monument to Sir Raphe Weldon died 1609 and hanging monument to Anthony Weldon died 1613.

Listing NGR: TQ6037873884

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 172740

Legacy System: LBS

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