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ST MARYS CHURCH

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Tower and nave 11th and 12th centuries, chancel and transepts 13th century. Refenestration in part 15th century. Restored 1863 by Ewan Christian. Flint, rubble, some re-used Roman brick and Caen stone dressings. Plain tiled roofs. Chancel with C19 vestry, transepts, nave and aisles, western tower.
It is said to be on the site of the minster and nunnery of St Domneva, founded in 669. That was burnt by the Danes in 1011 and refounded as a Benedictine grange of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury. (See TR36SW2).

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