St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Newington

St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Newington, Kent ME9 7JU View on map

Large Kentish church dating from 13th-15th centuries, restored in 1862. Notable tower built of banded knapped flint and ragstone. Interior contains fine wall paintings c1340 over entire north aisle and tomb recess. Marble shrine to St Robert le Bouser erected c1350 by Lesnes Abbey, patrons of the church.


Opening Arrangements

Mid-March to early October. Saturday 10am - 3pm; Sunday 11am to 3pm.


On A2 between Sittingbourne and Rainham, turn first right on entering the village into Church Lane. Rail: Newington (500 metres). Bus: No 327 stop on A2.

Parking Spaces


On-road parking and village centre parking.

Disabled Access

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