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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: 1344057

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Shepway

District Type: District Authority

Parish: New Romney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 175018

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

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National Grid Reference: TR 06529 24751

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