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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kemsing, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3069 / 51°18'24"N

Longitude: 0.231 / 0°13'51"E

OS Eastings: 555608

OS Northings: 158784

OS Grid: TQ556587

Mapcode National: GBR VS.GY1

Mapcode Global: VHHPL.YDHZ

Plus Code: 9F32864J+QC

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444848

Location: Kemsing, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Kemsing

Built-Up Area: Otford

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Kemsing St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description


KEMSING

771/16/562 HIGH STREET
28-AUG-03 KEMSING
(North side)
CHURCH OF ST MARY

II*
Nave of early Norman period. Flint rubble walls with ashlar quoins and dressings. Tiled roof. Chancel similar. North aisle and chancel aisle of close-set flints, added in 1890-91 by Sir J G Jackson. C14 timber south porch. Timber bell tower, possibly C16, rises through nave at west end and terminates in shingled spire. Various windows, mostly Cl9 reconstructions in Perpendicular style. Rood screen and loft of 1894 by W J Unsworth contains mediaeval fragments. Rood figures by Comper, as is other chancel enrichment. Cl8 brass chandelier. Half length brass to Thomas de Hop d.1347.


Listing NGR: TQ5560858784

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