CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1344057
Date first listed:
28-Aug-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Kent
District:
Folkestone and Hythe (District Authority)
Parish:
New Romney
National Grid Reference:
TR 06529 24751

Details

1. 1449 CHURCH ROAD (SOUTH EAST SIDE)

church of St. Nicholas

TR 0624 1/49 28.8.51

I

2. This is the only surviving Church of the five (three parish churches, the Priory and the Hospital) that existed in New Romney in the Medieval Period. The 3 lower stages of the tower and 4 bays of the Nave date from circa 1160-70. the 2 upper stages of the Tower with the corner turrets and octagonal parapet (or remains of spire) are circa 1200. The Easternmost bay of the Nave, the Chancel and the Aisles of the Nave are C14. Piscina and triple sedilia in the Chancel and both aisles. Early C14 recess in the North Chapel having a depressed arch with big cusping and a frieze of large 4-petaled flowers. Brasses. Box pews.

Listing NGR: TR0653224750

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
175018
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: 07 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/13904/36
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