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CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1120902

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Swale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rodmersham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 176340

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 96 SW RODMERSHAM CHURCH STREET (west side)

2/131 Church of St Nicholas

24.1.67 I

Parish church. C13 chancel, C14 nave, C15 west tower, restored 1875-93 by S.S. Stallwood. Flint with plain tiled roofs. Nave and aisles, west tower and chancel with south chapel. West tower in coursed and knapped flint with 4 times offset digonal buttresses and plinth,string course, cornice and battlements, and battlemented octagonal vice to south east. C15 perpendicular lights, and double hollow chamfered and roll-moulded west doorway. C19 south porch, with wrought iron outer gates. Aisles with plinth and cornice to parapetted low pitch roof, with C15 Perpendicular traceried lights. Gable-roofed south chapel with C14 decorated windows. C19 Perpendicular style east window to chancel. Interior:double hollow chamfered tower-arch partly obscured by organ loft. Three bay nave arcade, with hollow chamfered and roll-moulded arches on octagonal piers with moulded bases and caps. North and south arcades with variations in moulding indicate different periods of build within C14. Roof of 4 crown- posts, with moulded tie beams. Cross-beam lean-to aisle roofs. North aisle with stair to(missing)rood loft. South aisle with double hollow chamfered arch and hollow chamfered surround to chapel on octagonal responds. South east chapel with 2 bay arcade of c.1200, now sedilia with billet roll mould, attached shafts with debased capitals after the Bapchild manner (see Church of St.Lawrence, Bapchild). Roof of 3 crown posts. Chamfered 2 bay arcade to chancel. Fittings:crocketed ogee headed piscina in south aisle, trefoil headed piscina in chancel. Restored crenellated screen from chapel to chancel, coved over 3 sedilia in the chancel to form a canopy. Restored screen to chancel from nave. Sculptural fragment of medieval coffin lid on east wall of north aisle. The altar, reredos, brass altar rail, pulpit, octagonal font and reading desk are all C19. (See B.O.E. Kent II 1983, 435).

Listing NGR: TQ9259761810

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 435

National Grid Reference: TQ 92597 61809

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