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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

List entry Number: 1238792

Location

THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, HORTON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
KentSevenoaksDistrict AuthorityHorton Kirby and South Darenth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 416426

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History

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Details

HORTON KIRBY HORTON ROAD 1. 5280 (west side) The Parish Church of St Mary TQ 56 NE 3/189 1.6.67 II* Cruciform. Early English Church Circa 1190 with C14 and C19 alterations. Built of flint with stone dressings. Some stock brick repairs. Tiled roof. In 1816-17 George Smith rebuilt the tower in brick and lopped off the eastern half of the chancel. In 1862-3 Ewan Christian restored the stonework. The south porch is mediaeval. The C14 nave is of 4 bays and has a crown post roof. The aisles were demolished in tile C14. The most impressive feature are the Early English crossing arches with stop-chamfers and deep moulded abaci. Chancel has lancet capitals of Canterbury type with trumpet shaped bowl, square abacus and acanthus foliage. Chancel contains 5 Bathurst cartouches the earliest C1688. Brasses, particularly Alice Drayton (died 1468).

Listing NGR: TQ5625168352

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National Grid Reference: TQ 56209 68559

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