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Church of St Martin of Tours

A Grade II* Listed Building in Guston, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1547 / 51°9'16"N

Longitude: 1.3195 / 1°19'10"E

OS Eastings: 632229

OS Northings: 144734

OS Grid: TR322447

Mapcode National: GBR X2L.JDX

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.T7FN

Plus Code: 9F335839+VR

Entry Name: Church of St Martin of Tours

Listing Date: 22 August 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178458

Location: Guston, Dover, Kent, CT15

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Guston

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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5/19 Church of St. Martin
of Tours

Parish church. C12, restored late C19. Flint with plain tiled roof. Chancel
and nave with north porch, south vestry and western bell turret. Large
central triple offset buttress on west wall, with timber and shingled
turret and spirelet over C14 south vestry. North porch with simple
chamfered outer arch and C12 north doorway with wave and roll mould on
attached shafts with 1 scalloped capital and that to west with overlapping
rings. C19 fenestration throughout except original C12 triple round headed
lancet east window. Interior reveals to windows. C12 tie beam roof, the
area above the collar beams ceiled in. Chancel stepped in with C19 trussed
rafter roof. Fittings with C19 floriate brass brackets to alter rail
light 3 bay chancel screen without tracery, pulpit, font and benches,
that at south west with attached poor box. Glass in nave to Francis
William Prescott d.1919, now very dark blue, purples and orange. The
broad composition contrasting with the more usual C19 glass elsewhere in
the church. (See BOE Kent II 1983, 339).

Listing NGR: TR3242344641

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