TQ7871 : Church of St Werburgh, Hoo St Werburgh

near to Hoo st Werburgh, Medway, Great Britain

Church of St Werburgh, Hoo St Werburgh
Church of St Werburgh, Hoo St Werburgh
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Hoo St Werburgh
Hoo St Werburgh is a village on the Hoo Peninsula north of the Medway Towns. The village is sited on a ridge of chalk. The village has a long history and a Grade I listed church.
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Church of St Werburgh
The present church was commenced in the 12th century. The spire is covered with shingles and is in the region of 60ft. in height with a further 7ft. from its summit to the ball. It is set on a battlemented tower of 55ft. in height, making a total of 127ft. The top of the tower can be reached by a staircase turret set in its north-west corner. The old stone walls of the church are built of Kentish rag stone.
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
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Sunday, 23 May, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 6 November, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 783 718 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.0719N 0:33.8463E
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