John E. Vigars Kent Church Photographs
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A stately cruciform church that enjoyed wealthy patronage throughout the medieval period. In this case the monks of Christ Church Canterbury held the advowson. Much rebuilding took place under their influence in the thirteenth century, typified by the run of lancet windows in the chancel. The outside walls show very definite evidence of `building lifts`, especially notable in the south transept. Inside are two wooden screens and a rare Reredos bought here from Canterbury Cathedral.
1851 Census Details
Seating Capacity: 240
Morning Attendance: 145
Afternoon Attendance: 140
Evening Attendance: No service
Original Build Date/Architect: Medieval
Restoration: White 1869
Second Restoration: -
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