St Mary Magdalene, Church Lane

St Mary Magdalene, Church Lane, Stockbury, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 7RD View on map

Early English church on the North Downs influenced by post-1175 work at Canterbury Cathedral. Chancel of considerable beauty. Sanctuary with interesting brasses over 17th-century tombs. North transept with 13th-century grisaille glass in lancet window. Norman motte and bailey nearby. Yew tree over 1000 years old.


Opening Arrangements

The church will be open from 10am to 4pm every Saturday and Sunday from April to October. The key is available from the local shop at all other times.


1 mile from A249 Maidstone to Sittingbourne dual carriageway. Rail: Sittingbourne (6 miles) and Maidstone (7 miles).

Parking Spaces


In the adjacent field.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes