CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1236153
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, STANSTED HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, STANSTED HILL

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)
Parish:
Stansted
National Grid Reference:
TQ 60736 62124

Details

TQ 66 SW STANSTED STANSTED HILL 2/8 (east side) 25.8.59 Church of St Mary

II*

Church. Completely rebuilt c.1400, restored in C19. Coursed rubble stone. Plain tiled roofs. West tower, nave with north aisle, chancel. 3 stage west tower with diagonal buttresses. Low broach spire. Rectangular belfry openings. Tall lancet window on 1st storey on west side of tower over painted arched doorway, with drip-mould over. Boarded doors with strap-hinges. 2 bay nave with pair of 2-light mullioned windows, to left flat-headed, to right pointed-arched, both with drip-moulds over, to south. Single flat-headed 2-light window to north. 1 bay chancel with flat-headed windows to north and south. Pointed-arched window to east. All tracery restored, Interior: original tower arch, 2 bay north aisle and chancel arch, all on octagonal piers. Hollow chamfers on arches. Wooden chancel screen with ogee quatrefoils, possibly pre-dating present church. Rafter roofs.

Listing NGR: TQ6069161718

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
427076
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: 12 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12796/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan P. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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