CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1247673
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH HILL

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Sutton
National Grid Reference:
TR 33432 49340

Details

SUTTON CHURCH HILL TR 34 NW (West side)

7/90 Church of St. Peter 11.10.63 and St. Paul

GV II*

Parish Church. C12, with south porch and vestry 1857, apse 1861 by Arthur Ashpitel. Flint, the south nave wall rendered, with plain tiled roof. Nave chancel, north and south porches each stepped down consecutively from the nave. Nave and chancel with small round headed lancets, with inserted C19 round headed lights. Apse with triple round headed window copied from Barfrestone. Windows on north nave with interlacing strapwork surround studded with platework, and reset grotesque head on south porch with pebble eyes. Bellcote of 1857 has been truncated, with C13 bell now hung directly onto the west wall. North doorway with nook shafts with scalloped and scrolled capitals, with nailhead outer order and tympanum with diagonal and pinhead moulding and wooden lintel. Interior: Simple 2 cell church in origin. South doorway with carved head keystone, and chancel arch (on renewed billet moulded inposts with grotesque head keystone with black pebbles for eyes. Trussed rafter roof in nave, crenellated wooden barrel roof in chancel. Similar arch to apsidal sanctuary as chancel arch (i.e. Ashpitel's work of 1861). Apse with 7 bay blind arcade. Fittings: C19 poppy head choir stalls (from St. Margaret's, Canterbury). C17 pulpit with heavily enriched arcaded sides, the top panels with strap- work and modillion cornice to top rail with triple scrolled book rest. Profuse guilloche enrichment. The base renewed. (See B.O.E. Kent II 1983, 472).

Listing NGR: TR3344249315

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
428205
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 472

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09669/25
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