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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in New Romney, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9851 / 50°59'6"N

Longitude: 0.9412 / 0°56'28"E

OS Eastings: 606529

OS Northings: 124751

OS Grid: TR065247

Mapcode National: GBR T07.4RY

Mapcode Global: FRA D6VH.Y70

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 28 August 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175018

Location: New Romney, Shepway, Kent, TN28

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: New Romney

Built-Up Area: New Romney

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
1449 CHURCH ROAD
(SOUTH EAST SIDE)

church of St. Nicholas

TR 0624 1/49 28.8.51

I

2. This is the only surviving Church of the five (three parish churches, the Priory and the Hospital) that existed in New Romney in the Medieval Period. The 3 lower stages of the tower and 4 bays of the Nave date from circa 1160-70. the 2 upper stages of the Tower with the corner turrets and octagonal parapet (or remains of spire) are circa 1200. The Easternmost bay of the Nave, the Chancel and the Aisles of the Nave are C14. Piscina and triple sedilia in the Chancel and both aisles. Early C14 recess in the North Chapel having a depressed arch with big cusping and a frieze of large 4-petaled flowers. Brasses. Box pews.

Listing NGR: TR0653224750

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

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