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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Oare, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3335 / 51°20'0"N

Longitude: 0.881 / 0°52'51"E

OS Eastings: 600788

OS Northings: 163323

OS Grid: TR007633

Mapcode National: GBR SVX.7LB

Mapcode Global: VHKJP.7R32

Plus Code: 9F328VMJ+C9

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176760

Location: Oare, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Oare

Built-Up Area: Faversham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(East side)

Church of
24.1.67 St. Peter


Parish Church. C13, C16 and restored and spire added 1877-8 by Joseph Clarke.
Flint and rubble stone with plain tiled roof and shingled spire. Chancel and
nave with belfry and spire at west end, north-west vestry and south porch.
West end rebuilt and dated 1877 with 2 large pinnacled buttresses, restored
C13 roll moulded doorway with quatrefoil over. Relieving arch to belfry.
Diagonal offset buttresses. Half-timbered south porch, C16 Perpendicular and
C19 windows except single cusped light in north nave wall. Exposed quoins of
nave incorporated in widened chancel walls. Lean-to vestry at north-west.
Interior: no chancel arch, roof of 3 crown posts in nave, roof of 2 crown
posts in chancel. C19 fittings and furniture except large Romanesque Purbeck
marble font on renewed shafts. Timbered gallery at west end. (See B.O.E.
Kent II, 1983, 408-9)

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