CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1263919
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, THE STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Worth
National Grid Reference:
TR 33684 56111

Details

WORTH THE STREET TR 35 NW (South side)

1/163 Church of St. Peter and 11.10.63 St. Paul

GV II*

Parish Church. C12 origin, remodelled C13 and C19. Restored 1888 by James Brooks. Flint and rubble with ragstone chancel. Plain tiled roof and shingled spire. Chancel with north and south chapels, nave with south aisle, west tower and north porch. West tower 2 bays wide with central offset buttress. Two renewed C12 lancets. Shingle spire overhanging timber tower. Hollow moulded C13 west doorway. Large gabled dormer over south aisle. C19 fenestration throughout, except 2 trecusped ogee headed lights in north chapel. Timber glazed north porch, the north doorway within renewed C12 with attached shafts and roll moulding, the whole looking as if re-set here from elsewhere. Interior: reveals of west lancets C12. The thickness of the walling at the south-west and of the nave and the large round pier here remain from an original square, west tower removed 1888. Nave roof structure, C19 barrel vault, stops 1 bay short of west wall with intrusive frame for belfry. South arcade of 5 simple pointed arches on crudely capitalled round piers. Two bay chamfered arcade to north chapel on octagonal piers. C19 chancel arch and chancel. Fittings: C19 chancel encaustic tiles and painted marble reredos. Trecusped piscina in south aisle. C16 octagonal font with alternating shields and roses, taken from Eastry church. C18 round vase shaped font on bulbous stem. Arms of George III on north nave wall. Originally a chapel of Eastry. (See BOE Kent II 1983, 504).

Listing NGR: TR3376156191

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
429260
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Kent II, (1983), 504

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: 25 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/15188/28
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