CHURCH OF ST MARY CHURCH OF ST MARY VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1342746

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 28-May-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

Map

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CHURCH OF ST MARY VIRGIN
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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Kent

District: Dover (District Authority)

Parish: Lydden

National Grid Reference: TR2642945710

Details

TR 24 NE LYDDEN CHURCH LANE (south side) 2/85 Church of 22.8.62 St. Mary (formerly listed as Church of St Mary Virgin) GV II* Parish Church. C12 origin, now largely C13, restored 1866, 1868-9 and 1899. Flint with plain tiled roof. Chancel, nave with west tower and south porch. Single stage tower, the top stage removed after C16 earth- quake damage, with clasping buttresses and brick eaves cornice to low tiled spire, and blocked belfry windows. Small single lights on ground floor with trefoil heads carved from single block, C13 south porch with chamfered outer door and roll moulded inner doorway with attached shafts, and medieval ogee-shaped door. Chancel stepped in from nave, with corner buttresses to nave and chancel. East wall rebuilt Cl9. Lancets throughout. Interior: C19 chamfered doorway to tower. Blocked stop-chamfered north doorway, tall and narrow. Two chamfered. elliptical recesses in north wall, the easternmost with a low window inset, and 2 on south wall, with crude enrichment of figures, flower ornament, attached shafts and cusping; utilised or intended as tomb recesses for the Monyns family. Blocked and truncated semi-circular arch in extreme south east of nave with small round-headed lancet on east wall C19 trussed rafter roof. Chancel arch of 1866, and C19 chancel roof. Two hollow chamfered elliptical recesses on south wall, integral with double sedilia. Simple trefoiled piscina in chancel. Fittings all C19. (BOE Kent II, 1983,375).

Listing NGR: TR2620645497

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 178614

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 375

End of official listing