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Latitude: 51.2575 / 51°15'27"N
Longitude: 0.8719 / 0°52'18"E
OS Eastings: 600488
OS Northings: 154850
OS Grid: TR004548
Mapcode National: GBR RVJ.586
Mapcode Global: VHKK2.2N9B
Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence
Listing Date: 24 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054051
English Heritage Legacy ID: 176891
Location: Leaveland, Swale, Kent, ME13
Civil Parish: Leaveland
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 05 SW SHELDWICH LEAVELAND
3/93 Church of St Lawrence
Parish church. C13, consecrated 1222. Restored C18, and 1882 and vestry
added. Flint, with red and blue brick on north nave aisle. Plain tiled
roof. Chancel, nave and north aisle, north-west vestry, west tower and
south porch. West end rebuilt C19 with south porch and tiled west tower
belfry. Chancel with lancets to south,north and east, and 2 light C14
windows on south. North aisle with C15 fenestration, reset in C18 brick
each wall. Interior: 2 bay north arcade, chamfered on moulded abaci and
large square pier. Wide north aisle. Roof in nave of 3 crown posts, with
timbered gable to chancel, with roof of 3 small crown posts. Fittings:
piscina in chancel with shelf, hollow chamfered surround and moulded stops;
drip mould over. Smaller and identical piscina in north aisle. Monument:
Katherine Rooper, d.1606. Wall monument in chancel. Alabaster kneeling
woman at prayer desk, behind her her son Francis Herdson, with architectural
surround, ribboned side pieces on scrolled and floriated base, with coffered
cornice and achievement over. Glass: in eastern lancets, 1888 by Kempe.
(See B.O.E. Kent II 1983, 369; also Igglesden, 21, p.29).
Listing NGR: TR0162256679
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