Church of St Mary

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1100352
Date first listed:
30-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
Church of St Mary, The Green

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Mary, The Green

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

County:
Kent
District:
Canterbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Chartham
National Grid Reference:
TR 10688 55074

Details

TR 1055 29/231

CHARTHAM THE GREEN Church of St Mary

30.1.67

I The church was built between 1285 and circa 1305 except for the tower which is later C14. The whole was restored by G.E Street in 1875. Large cruciform building with west tower and south porch. Built of flint with stone dressings and tiled roof. C15 roof with crossing covered by diagonal timber arches with a loss of oak leaves. Transepts with very fine example of windows with kentish tracery. Stained glass of circa 1294 in the chancel. Fine brass to Sir Robert de Septvans d 1306 one of the oldest in the country and C18 wall monuments including works by Rysbrack and Scheemakers. The churchyard contains C18 headstones with skull, cherub, hourglass and anchor motifs.

Listing NGR: TR1069155076

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
171068
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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