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Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bexley, London

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Latitude: 51.4402 / 51°26'24"N

Longitude: 0.1537 / 0°9'13"E

OS Eastings: 549785

OS Northings: 173444

OS Grid: TQ497734

Mapcode National: GBR S0.1F6

Mapcode Global: VHHNZ.M248

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 1 October 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198685

Location: Bexley, London, DA5

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bexley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

Parish Church of
TQ 4973 13/20 1.10.53 St Mary the Virgin
Nave with north aisle and chapel, chancel, west tower and south porch. Largely
C13 but incorporating some older work; restored 1882-3 by Basil Champneys,
architect. Of flint with Portland stone dressings. Lancets and intersecting
tracery, much restored, Unusual shingled spire of 2 storeys; the lower square
with bell openings in form of dormers, the upper octagonal and overhanging.
The interior contains sedilia, probably C15; font dated 1684 on medieval stem;
chancel screen with loft including stalls and pulpit by Champneys; many fine
monuments of C16 to C18. In churchyard a fine collection of tomb chests and
stones dating from C17 onwards.

Listing NGR: TQ4978573444

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

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