CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1203363
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Stourmouth
National Grid Reference:
TR 25616 62880

Details

TR 26 SE STOURMOUTH WEST STOURMOUTH

(East Side) 2/260 Church of All 11.10.63 Saints

GV I

Parish church, now redundant. Main fabric Saxon, altered late C12 with C14 and C15 fenestration. Restored and re-seated 1845. Flint and rubble stone repaired with red brick with plain tiled roof, and weather boarded tower with shingled spire. Chancel, nave and aisles, western tower and south porch. West tower with 2 massive offset C17 brick buttresses, enclosing a boarded door and porch, with C15 2 light window and roundel over. South aisle with brick parapet, 3 two-light ogee headed C14 windows, and gabled south porch with hollow chamfered doorway and strap-hinged door standing proud of door- way. Corner buttresses. Chancel with C19 rebuilt east wall and Decorated style east window, 2 lancets to south, 1 to north, and offset diagonal buttresses. Lower half of north aisle only survives, with brick buttresses and 2 hipped dormers. Interior: 3 western bays of nave consist of timber framed trusses. North arcade of 2 simple chamfered arches on plain abaci cut through wall. South arcade of 4 chamfered arches on 2 octagonal and 1 round pier, with crockets and upright leaves, some oak leaf-enrichment, and spurred and moulded bases, all based on late C12 work at Christ Church, Canterbury. Blocked double-splayed pre-Conquest window high on north wall. Roof of 3 crown posts, one renewed C20. Lean-to north aisle, cross-beamed south aisle roof. Chamfered chancel arch on square responds, with attached nook shafts. Fittings: chancel with dado panelling with built in elliptically headed piscina end choir stalls (6 to north, 6 to south), C17. Base of road screen of 4 panels, brattished rail to right. Pulpit C17, octagonal, with 2 panels on each face, guilloche decoration on arrises, and double hinged door. Box pews, with beaded panelled sides, and 4 painted inscription boards in nave also C17, C19 pews at rear of nave incorporating and reproducing the ogee headed tracery of the road screen upper panels. Brass: in chancel, Thomas Mareys, d.1472. Two foot high figure of priest with 1 mutilated shield remaining. Glass: fragments of C15 glass in chancel south window. Church redundant since 1979. (see B.O.E. Kent II, 1983 469-470).

Listing NGR: TR2545262549

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
178292
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 469-470

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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Date: 07 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09345/08
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