CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1357572
Date first listed:
22-Aug-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH HILL

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Temple Ewell
National Grid Reference:
TR 28618 44221

Details

TR 24 SE TEMPLE EWELL CHURCH HILL (South side)

4/81 Church of St Peter and St Paul 22.8.66 GV II*

Parish church. C12 and extended C13. C15 tower restored 1874 by Talbot Bury for £2,254. Flint and rubble with plain tiled roof, chancel and north chapel, nave and north aisle, western tower, south east vestry and north porch. Two stage tower. Tower with plinth, string course and cornice with spirelet and weather cock. Double hollow moulded west doorway and trecusped lancet windows. North porch rebuilt 1874 but retains C14 hollow and roll moulded doorway, with C12 north doorway with billet outer mould with roll mould and scalloped shafts. Separate entry from porch to north chapel, since 1984 separately roofed from chancel. C19 fenestration except for 1 C12 lancet in the nave. 1 C13 lancet in the chancel and 1 C15 double window in nave. Vestry connected to chancel by flying buttress cum chimney. Interior: heavily restored simple chamfered arches on abaci to north aisle, chancel and north chapel. Hollow chamfered C15 tower arch,the inner jamb restored C19, with 6 steps up to west door, and small door high up in nave gable. Fittings all C19, the piscina and sedile apparently reproducing original mouldings. Stone coffin lid now in the north porch c.1300 with a templar cross in relief. Stained glass: 4 panels each in the chancel and the north chapel, Swiss C17 presented to the church 1852 by a Mr. Halford. Probably from Unterwalden, Switzerland. In the chancel representations of Pharoe's dream, Jacob and his sons, Joseph receiving his brothers and Joseph's release from prison, all dated 1663. North chapel glass probably German, dated 1608 to 1614, showing the Annunciation, The village of Rolfenbach with the Virgin and child. Adoration of the Magi with the arms of the Swiss cantons, and the flight into Egypt, more fragments in the vestry. Crucifixion scene in east window by Martin Travers (post WW II). (See BOE Kent VI 1983, 473-4; see also church guide 1974 T.J Vardon).

Listing NGR: TR2861144264

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
178520
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 473-4
Vardon, TJ , Church of St Peter and St Paul Church Guide, (1974)

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: 11 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10872/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Keeble. Source Historic England Archive
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