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St Mary's Church, South Benfleet

 

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CHURCH DETAILS


Visit Date: 11/01/2004

Locking Status: Locked - no keyholder details

Build Date: Early C14.


 

EXTERNAL IMAGES


St Mary, South Benfleet Church - This shot shows the true extent of this church. The Perpendicular clerestory is visible above the nave. The nave also sports Perpendicular North and South aisles. The chancel is also Perpendicular.

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St Mary, South Benfleet Church - This kentish ragstone W tower has angle buttresses, and a recessed spire.

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St Mary, South Benfleet Church

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St Mary, South Benfleet Church - "A biggish church, as churches in this part of the county go." - Pevsner

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St Mary, South Benfleet Church - This lovely S porch has panel tracery in the spandrels of the doorway, an embattled beam, tracery panels in the gable, cusped bargeboarding, and a two-bay hammerbeam roof inside. All in all, a rather lovely piece of craftsmanship.

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POSTCARD/REPRODUCTION IMAGES


St Mary, South Benfleet Church - Postcard - Willock Series

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St Mary, South Benfleet Church

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