THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1238792

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1967

Statutory Address: THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, HORTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, HORTON ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks (District Authority)

Parish: Horton Kirby and South Darenth

National Grid Reference: TQ 56209 68559

Details

HORTON KIRBY HORTON ROAD 1. 5280 (west side) The Parish Church of St Mary TQ 56 NE 3/189 1.6.67 II* Cruciform. Early English Church Circa 1190 with C14 and C19 alterations. Built of flint with stone dressings. Some stock brick repairs. Tiled roof. In 1816-17 George Smith rebuilt the tower in brick and lopped off the eastern half of the chancel. In 1862-3 Ewan Christian restored the stonework. The south porch is mediaeval. The C14 nave is of 4 bays and has a crown post roof. The aisles were demolished in tile C14. The most impressive feature are the Early English crossing arches with stop-chamfers and deep moulded abaci. Chancel has lancet capitals of Canterbury type with trumpet shaped bowl, square abacus and acanthus foliage. Chancel contains 5 Bathurst cartouches the earliest C1688. Brasses, particularly Alice Drayton (died 1468).

Listing NGR: TQ5625168352

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 416426

Legacy System: LBS

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