CHURCH OF ST WERBURGH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1204440
Date first listed:
21-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST WERBURGH, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST WERBURGH, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hoo St. Werburgh
National Grid Reference:
TQ 78346 71856

Details

HOO ST WERBURGH CP CHURCH STREET TQ 77 SE 6/68 South side 21.11.66 Church of St Werburgh - I

Parish church. C12-C15. Ragstone with tiled roofs. West tower with shingled spire, nave with north and south aisles, north and south porches and chancel. West tower battlemented with north- west turret and shingled spire, all clasped by the aisles. Norman pilaster buttresses with tufa dressings visible over aisle roofs. C14 windows in aisles with cusped intersecting tracery. Interior: C13 nave arcades of 3 bays with round piers and double chamfered arches. Blocked east arch in each aisle of former transeptal chapels. C15 clerestorey. C14 chancel arch. Nave roof on wooden shafts with carved angels in capital-zone. Piscina and triple sedilia with multi-cusped arches on long shafts of Bethersden marble. Fittings: C15 glass in chancel window-heads. Chest tomb to Edward Lake, d. 1845. Ogee canopy with pinnacles, not unarchaeologically early C15.



Listing NGR: TQ7836972092

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
172901
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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Date: 17 Nov 2005
Reference: IOE01/14910/35
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