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Statutory Address:

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Dover (District Authority)
Denton with Wootton
National Grid Reference:
TR 22507 46547


TR 24 NW DENTON AND WOOTTON WOOTTON LANE (north side) 1/63 Church of St. 22.8.62 Martin GV II* Parish church. Early C13 with C12 evidence and with C14 alterations and restored 1878-9 by Withers and 1881. Flint and rubble with some brick repairs and with plain tiled roof. Chancel with northern vestry, nave and west tower. Two stage tower with string course to parapet with large offset buttress on north-west corner, Angle buttresses to nave. Lancets throughout, some restored, with C19 east window and C15 lancet in vestry, which is possibly remains of C15 chapel;south and north doorways with sunk quadrant moulding, north door blocked, south in 1878 porch with moulded blind arcaded woodwork on flint base. Interior: round headed reveal to tower lancet. Simple pointed tower arch, and widened chancel arch of similar pattern. Roof of 3 crown posts. Chancel roof C19 wooden waggon vault. Fittings: shelved piscina and window-seat style sedile in chancel, chamfered piscina in nave. Alabaster reredos of 1881 (as in window glass), main relief of pelican piety. Octagonal pulpit with C17 linenfold panels. C18 prayer boards to left and right of chancel arch. Monuments: 2 black and white wall plaques, to Sir John Brydges, dl839, and Rev. Charles Kinleside, d.1811, both with draped urns over sarcophagus-shaped plaques, different treatment of similar theme by same artist, T. Denman of Regent Street, London, brother-in-law of Flaxman and inheritor of his business and commissions. (See BOE Kent II 1983, p503; see also R. Gunnis).

Listing NGR: TR2227446220


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Books and journals
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953)
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 503


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/13859/25
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