CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1121964
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH HILL

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Eythorne
National Grid Reference:
TR 27958 49705

Details

EYTHORNE CHURCH HILL TR 24 NE (South Side) 4/20 Church of St. Peter and St. 11.10.63 Paul GV II* Parish church. Circa 1200 with C15 Perpendicular north tower and porch. Restored 1873-4 with south vestry added. Flint with plain tiled roof. Chancel and chapel, nave and aisle, north tower and south vestry. Two stage northern tower with offset angle buttresses. Simple roll moulded north doorway in tower to vaulted porch, with chamfered quadripartite vault and large central boss with bearded male face. Largely restored fenestration, but with lancets to north aisle and chapel, and the head at least of the chapel east window original with 3 quatrefoils. Interior: 2 bay north arcade with simple chamfered arches on square pier with moulded abaci, similar arch to north chapel from aisle, C19 waggon vault roofs with 2 crown posts in nave. C19 chancel arch, and restored double chamfered 2 bay arcade to north chapel on central pier of 4 clustered columns. Fittings: Sedilia, restored 2 seater, with original central shaft with trefoiled leaf capital, with drip mould over resting to centre on an angel boss. Simple chamfered double piscina. Remains of C19 chancel decoration with crocketed recesses either side of east window, and stylised flower panels on walls. Piscina and aumbry in north chapel, partly encased in early C20 panelling. Lectern, by J.P. Seddon, brass, with 2 attached candle brackets, and 3 spear headed shafts around central twisted stem. Font: disused bowl dated 1628, of lead, and 7 repeated figures of naked Venus bearing a torch. Monuments: John Minet. Rector of Eyethorne, d.l774. Simple white marble wall plaque in the chancel, with foliated and scrolled sides with pediment-shaped cornice. Susanna Sankey, d.1799. Coade stone wall monument in the north chapel, with a simple inscription panel with egg and tongue frieze forming a base to a sarcophagus on claw feet with draped medallion of a woman and urn, and over the sarcophagus a funerary urn on brackets. (See B.O.E. Kent, II, 1983, 313 to 314).

Listing NGR: TR2799449647

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
177881
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 313-314

Legal

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

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