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St Margaret of Antioch, St Margaret Street

St Margaret of Antioch, St Margaret Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1TU View on map

Medieval church, of which only the tower survives, was enlarged in 1824 and the chancel rebuilt in 1839-40 by Richard Hussey. Three stage tower with belfry containing eight bells dating from 1624. 'Palimpsest’ brass commemorating Thomas Codd, vicar from 1448 - 1465.


Opening Arrangements

Every Sunday 8am - 9am. Every Friday 7.30pm - 9pm. 2nd and 4th Sundays 10am - 12.30pm. 12 March 2pm - 4pm. 30 April - 2 May 10am - 5pm 4/5 June 10am - 4pm 24 July 8am - 4pm 10/11 September 10am - 4pm 3/4 December 10am - 4pm


From London take A2 over Rochester bridge, turn second right, carry on past the Cathedral for a further mile and the church is then on the right. Sat Nav ME1 1TU. Rail: Rochester (15 - 20 minute walk). Bus: Arriva No 155 from Chatham to Bluebell Hill, alight at Watts Avenue.

Parking Spaces


Two designated spaces for the disabled in drop off area in the road outside.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes