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The Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe

A Grade II* Listed Building in Folkestone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0788 / 51°4'43"N

Longitude: 1.1817 / 1°10'54"E

OS Eastings: 622959

OS Northings: 135863

OS Grid: TR229358

Mapcode National: GBR W21.CL4

Mapcode Global: FRA F6C8.G68

Entry Name: The Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe

Listing Date: 5 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175286

Location: Folkestone, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Folkestone

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

737/1/55 (South Side)
The Parish Church of St
Mary and St Eanswythe

5.12.49 II*

Largely rebuilt in the Cl9 but the arcade of the Chancel is C13, the arches of the central Tower, the Lady Chapel and St Eanswythe's Chapel are Cl5. Built of stone rubble with slate roof. Tower has octagonal stair turret and angle buttreses. The nave and north aisle were rebuilt by R C Hussey in 1856-9. The large Perpendicular west window and porch were added by Stallwood in 1872, the south Chancel aisle and transept were rebuilt in 1869 and the south aisle in 1874. Triple crown post roof to chancel. Stained glass windows by Kempe. Cl3 font, Segrave tomb circa 1350. Monument to the Herdson family 1628. Piscina and double sedilia.

Listing NGR: TR2295935863

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