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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: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1258355

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
KentSevenoaksDistrict AuthorityKemsing

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444848

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History

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Details

KEMSING

771/16/562 HIGH STREET 28-AUG-03 KEMSING (North side) CHURCH OF ST MARY

II* Nave of early Norman period. Flint rubble walls with ashlar quoins and dressings. Tiled roof. Chancel similar. North aisle and chancel aisle of close-set flints, added in 1890-91 by Sir J G Jackson. C14 timber south porch. Timber bell tower, possibly C16, rises through nave at west end and terminates in shingled spire. Various windows, mostly Cl9 reconstructions in Perpendicular style. Rood screen and loft of 1894 by W J Unsworth contains mediaeval fragments. Rood figures by Comper, as is other chancel enrichment. Cl8 brass chandelier. Half length brass to Thomas de Hop d.1347.



Listing NGR: TQ5560858784

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National Grid Reference: TQ 55608 58784

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