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Latitude: 51.2308 / 51°13'50"N
Longitude: 1.1323 / 1°7'56"E
OS Eastings: 618775
OS Northings: 152617
OS Grid: TR187526
Mapcode National: GBR TYQ.R38
Mapcode Global: VHLGV.KBYB
Plus Code: 9F3364JJ+8W
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 30 January 1967
Last Amended: 14 March 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085693
English Heritage Legacy ID: 171007
Location: Bishopsbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4
Civil Parish: Bishopsbourne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5273 BISHOPSBOURNE THE STREET
Church of St Mary
(formerly listed under
TR 1852 21/152 30.1.67
Knapped flint with tile roof, weathervane to tower. Chancel with north and
south chapels (now the vestry and the family pew of Bourne Park respectively)
and nave with aisles. The chancel, nave and aisles are C13, the north and
south chapels and the tower C15. C15 choir stalls.
The Reverend Richard Hooker, author of 'Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity'
and rector of Bishopsbourne from 1595-1600 is buried and has a memorial here.
Attractive early C19 memorial plaque to John McDivitt, 1839. Stained glass
some original glass in the chancel, also glass by Burne-Jones, and of the mid
C16. Boarded wagon roofs by Scott, 1871. Carved tombstones in churchyard
with cherubs and skulls.
Listing NGR: TR1877952615
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