CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1320011

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, THE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, THE STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Swale (District Authority)

Parish: Hartlip

National Grid Reference: TQ 83923 64283

Details

TQ 86 SW HARTLIP THE STREET (west side)

4/9 Church of St. Michael 24.1.67 GV I

Parish church. C13 to C15, tower repaired 1855, restored 1864-5 by R.C. Hussey. Flint, with rubble, and plain tiled roofs. Nave with aisles, chancel with north and south chapels, south porch, west tower with priests room. Three-stage west tower with string course to parapet and 3 stage octagonal stair turret. C19 west doorway, simple Perpendicular windows and belfry openings. Nave and aisles under 1 roof, south aisle with 3 offset buttresses and C19 Perpendicular style windows. C14 doorway in south porch with hollow chamfered, roll moulded arch and hood mould with carved head stops. South chapel with two C19 lancets and double lancet east window; north chapel identical. East window C19 3 light curvilinear, the 3 east chancels separately roofed. North aisle with 3 three- light Perpendicular windows and hollow-chamfered doorway. North west lean-to priest's or anchorite's room with steps down to basement doorway, and restored chimney. Interior: nave with hollow chamfered tower arch, and 3 bay arcade to aisles with octagonal piers, double hollow chamfered arches and panelled canted ceiling, the aisles with lean-to roofs. C19 arches from aisles to chapels and chancel arch, the north and south chapels largely rebuilt by Hussey, but with C13 plain chamfered arches on imposts into chancel. Late C12 wall arcad- ing in the chancel, 2 full bays in north and south walls, and 1 bay interrupted by the arches to chapels, attached shafts rising from plinth, with stiff leaf and palmette carved capitals. Reveals of lancet east window and north and south lancet windows survive. Fittings: angle piscina in chancel, heavily restored, but with late C12 shaft, square abacus and leaf-carved capital. Reredos of 1908, the Last Supper carved in relief. Monument: in north chapel, wall tablet,Mary Coppin, d. 1636. Black and white marble, the plaque carried on an urn and angelic head, with corinthian columns supporting a frieze and broken segmental pediment with achievement, and 2 putti descending to the inscription. (See B.0.E. Kent II, 1983, 343-42).

Listing NGR: TQ8396564247

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 176139

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 343-42

End of official listing