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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Monks Horton, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1247 / 51°7'29"N

Longitude: 1.0332 / 1°1'59"E

OS Eastings: 612346

OS Northings: 140537

OS Grid: TR123405

Mapcode National: GBR TZY.J04

Mapcode Global: VHKKQ.VZKN

Plus Code: 9F3342FM+V7

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175603

Location: Monks Horton, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Folkestone and Hythe

Civil Parish: Monks Horton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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1/27 Church of St. Peter

Parish church. C13 and C14, restored 1847. Flint and stone, with stone
dressings. Plain tile roof. Nave and chancel, with north vestry.
limber west belfry removed 1847. Nave: C13. No plinth. Two west and
one south buttress. C19 flint and stone west bell-cote. C19 west lancet
with hoodmould. Two C19 lancets, and one C19 2-light window to south.
Unchamfered pointed-arched west doorway. Right jamb of blocked doorway
towards centre of south side, possibly of re-used stone, with fragments
of 3 scratch dials. Chancel: C13. South buttress. Two C19 south
lancets, two rebated east lancets, and one north lancet. Vestry: C19.
Flint stack to east. Two north lancets. West doorway with Caernavon
arch. Nave, north elevation: one buttress. Stumps of 6 stone rood-loft
stairs projecting from wall towards east end. One C19 lancet and one C19
two-light window. Blocked chamfered pointed-arched doorway towards
centre. Interior: Structure: doubly hollow-chamfered, probably C14,
chancel arch dying into wall. Blocked rebated rectangular stone
doorway to rood-loft stairs. Roof: moulded octagonal crown - posts to
nave, on chamfered tie-beams. Sous-laces and ashlar-pieces. Common-
rafter roof to chancel, with sous-laces and ashlar-pieces. Decoration:
fragments of C15 stained glass to north-west window of nave. Armour:
funerary helm with crest of arm holding pistol; probably for George
Rooke, d.1649, but assembled from earlier pieces. (R. Leadbetter,
unpublished Church Guide, 1984) (J. Newman, B.O.E. Series, North-East
and East Kent, 1976).

Listing NGR: TR1212940076

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