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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leaveland, Kent

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176891

Location: Leaveland, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Leaveland

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


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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