TQ9934 : Western end, St Mary's church, Orlestone

taken 4 years ago, near to Orlestone, Kent, Great Britain

Western end, St Mary's church, Orlestone
Western end, St Mary's church, Orlestone, taken 4 years ago
Grade II listed.

The church dates from the late 12th to the early 13th century, it was altered in the 14th century, and restored in 1883.
It is built from ragstone with a plain tiled roof. It has chancel, nave, shingled bell turret and a western porch.
The roof consists of crown posts on moulded tie beams, all much restored in the 19th century. There are only fragments of masonry on the west wall dating back to the late 12th century.
In 1973, a large crack was found running down the East wall. It was attributed to subsidence, and experts declared that the church was unsafe. The church was no longer used. Funds were raised, and the restoration work has been very nearly completed. The church is now open again and used regularly for worship.

See other images of St Mary's church, Orlestone
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Julian P Guffogg and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ9934, 17 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Date Taken
Saturday, 8 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 8 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Church (from Tags)
St Mary the Virgin 
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9999 3469 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.6005N 0:51.2154E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9999 3468
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

This page has been viewed about 22 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register
Get Involved