St Mary's Church, South Benfleet

Church Details


Visited
11/01/2004
Locking Status
Locked - no keyholder details
Built
Early C14.

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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.&quot - 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 Images

St Mary, South Benfleet Church - Postcard - Willock Series

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St Mary, South Benfleet Church

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