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Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadstairs, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3608 / 51°21'39"N

Longitude: 1.4287 / 1°25'43"E

OS Eastings: 638787

OS Northings: 167999

OS Grid: TR387679

Mapcode National: GBR X07.N07

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.Q243

Plus Code: 9F339C6H+8F

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea

Listing Date: 19 January 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419066

Location: Broadstairs and St. Peters, Thanet, Kent, CT10

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Broadstairs and St. Peters

Built-Up Area: Broadstairs

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


Roman Catholic Church of
our Lady Star of the Sea
TR 36 NE 5/200
1930-1, by Sir Giles Scott. Completed 1961. Flint with stone dressings; pantiled
roof. All faces of the N tower with 2 narrow lancets and chequered brick tympanum
set within a tall blank arch. Broad 7-bay domestic looking nave with 4-light
windows and open trussed roof. 2nd bay from that opens out, on the N, to a transeptal
Sacred Heart altar and, on the S, to a similar transeptal Lady Chapel, each with a
2-light window. The westernmost bays are shallow transept-like 'chapels' containing,
on the N, the confessional and, on the S, the baptistry. To the W, beyond a broad
round unchamfered arch, the narthex with gallery above. Immensely high apsidal
chancel, top lit from E and W. Lowish broad chancel arch. Altar rails and pulpit
splendidly carved in C17 style. Pews of simple design.

Listing NGR: TR3878767999

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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