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The Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe, Church Street

The Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe, Church Street, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1SE View on map

The church is of stone rubble with a slate roof and was largely rebuilt in the 19th century, but the arcade of the Chancel is 13th century, while the arches of the central Tower, the Lady Chapel and St Eanswythe's Chapel are 15th century. The nave and north aisle were rebuilt by R C Hussey in 1856-9 and the large Perpendicular west window and porch were added by Stallwood in 1872. The south Chancel aisle and transept were rebuilt in 1869 with the south aisle in completed in 1874.


Opening Arrangements

Monday, Wednesday, Friday am. Saturday 10am - 12 noon. Sunday 9am - 12.30pm


Adjacent to town centre. Rail: Folkestone Centre 20 minutes walk. Bus: 5 minutes walk from bus station

Parking Spaces


On street metered parking

Disabled Access

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