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St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane

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

Saturday 10am - 3pm and Sunday 11am - 3pm from 19th March until 9th October 2016


On A2 between Sittingbourne and Rainham, turn 1st right on entering the village into Church Lane. Rail: Newington (500 metre). Bus: No 327 stop on A2.

Parking Spaces


On the road parking and village centre parking

Disabled Access

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