St Mary, The Green
St Mary, The Green, Chartham, Kent CT4 7JW View on map
Grade I listed church re-built between 1297 and 1315 on site of 10th century church. The tower dates from 14th century. Interior has original 15th century roof with crossing scissor beams and transepts with very fine examples of windows with Kentish tracery. Stained glass of 1294 in the chancel and a fine brass to Sir Robert de Septvans d.1306, one of the oldest in the country. Notable wall monuments by Rysbrack and Scheemakers.
Open 9 hours per week between April and October, working towards an open church (in daylight) Spring - Autumn 2016.
- Is part of Ride and Stride
A28 Canterbury to Ashford, turn left at sign for St Mary's and cross railway level crossing. Church is 200 yards on right. Rail: Chartham (¼ mile). Bus: Route 652 (Ashford to Canterbury).
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes