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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Chartham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2559 / 51°15'21"N

Longitude: 1.018 / 1°1'4"E

OS Eastings: 610688

OS Northings: 155074

OS Grid: TR106550

Mapcode National: GBR TYD.66L

Mapcode Global: VHKK4.LPKL

Plus Code: 9F337249+96

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171068

Location: Chartham, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Chartham

Built-Up Area: Shalmsford Street

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TR 1055

Church of St Mary


The church was built between 1285 and circa 1305 except for the tower which is later C14. The whole was restored by G.E Street in 1875. Large cruciform building with west tower and south porch. Built of flint with stone dressings and tiled roof. C15 roof with crossing covered by diagonal timber arches with a loss of oak leaves. Transepts with very fine example of windows with kentish tracery. Stained glass of circa 1294 in the chancel. Fine brass to Sir Robert de Septvans d 1306 one of the oldest in the country and C18 wall monuments including works by Rysbrack and Scheemakers. The churchyard contains C18 headstones with skull, cherub, hourglass and anchor motifs.

Listing NGR: TR1069155076

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