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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3195 / 51°19'10"N

Longitude: 0.8905 / 0°53'25"E

OS Eastings: 601515

OS Northings: 161785

OS Grid: TR015617

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.9YQ

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.D34B

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 3 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438510

Location: Faversham, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Faversham

Built-Up Area: Faversham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(north west side)

1/292 Church of St John the

03.08.72 II

1881, built by Kirk and Son of Sleaford in Early English style. It was built at the expense of Mrs Hall of Syndale House, Faversham, the widow of a gunpowder manufacturer in Faversham. Built of knapped flint with Bath stone dressings and tiled roofs. Nave of 5 bays with west entrance, lower chancel of three bays and south-east aisle. Lancet windows in deep embrasures. West front has nave with oculus with quatrefoil and triple lancet and arched doorcase with colonnettes. Double lancet window to aisle. All other windows are double lancets apart from tall triple lancet east window to chancel. Windows are divided by angle buttresses and roofs have cross-shaped saddlestones. Interior has arcade supported on circular columns, barrel-vaulted roof, octagonal stone font, original pews and octagonal wooden pulpit. Stained glass by Frederick Prosed. Source: BOE "North East and East Kent" p318.

Listing NGR: TR0151361785

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