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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Wickhambreaux, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2845 / 51°17'4"N

Longitude: 1.1822 / 1°10'55"E

OS Eastings: 622003

OS Northings: 158736

OS Grid: TR220587

Mapcode National: GBR VZJ.KNY

Mapcode Global: VHLGH.FZV6

Plus Code: 9F3375MJ+QV

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171551

Location: Wickhambreaux, Canterbury, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Wickhambreaux

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


Church of St Andrew
TR 25 NW 10/678 30.1.67
TR 2258 36/678


Mainly perpendicular, restored in 1868. Built of flint and stone with tiled
roof. Chancel, with organ chamber to the north of it, nave with aisles, west
tower within nave with crenellated parapet. North porch. Three bay nave with
tie beam roof. Two piscinas, one on the south wall of the chancel and one
on the south wall of the south aisle. C18 lectern. Wall paintings of 1868.
The east window has Art stained glass of the Annunciation dated 1896 and signed
Arild Rosenrrantz. The New York Times of 1896 reported that this was the first
commission in Europe to be given to American glassmakers. Monument to the
Rev Alexander Young of 1755 by Sir Robert Taylor. The churchyard contains
some C18 headstones with cherub, skull, hourglass or heavenly trumpet motifs,
some chest tombs and some C19 oval bodystones.

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

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