St Mary's Church, Capel-le-Ferne, Kent

Address:
Manor House Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT18 7EX
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Opening times:
Open daily 10am to 4pm
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A church with a view to France

This lovely church is remote from the road and squats snugly on bleak downland above Folkestone. It has views across the channel, looking towards France. A single Norman window, with a little delicate wallpainting in the reveal, indicates its early origins; but most notable is a fourteenth-century three-arched stone rood-screen with, uniquely in England, an arched opening above for the rood itself. There are also ancient roof timbers, a small brass and a thirteenth-century piscina.

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