New Romney's parish church is 12th-century Norman with some Gothic additions at the east end. It has a large and attractive exterior, including a stout tower that once overlooked the harbor.

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New Romney Church
New Romney Church (St Nicholas)
Church of St Nicholas
St Nicholas Church
early 12th C

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Listed Building Description of New Romney Church


church of St. Nicholas

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2. This is the only survivubg Church of the five (three parish mchurches, the Priory and the Hospital) that existed in New Romney in the Medieval Period. The 3 lower stages of the tower and 4 bays of the Nave date from circa 1160-70. the 2 upper stages of the Tower with the corner turrets and octagonal papapet (or remains of spire) are circa 1200. Tthe Easternmost bay of the Nave, the Chancel and the Aisles of the Nave are C14... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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Resources for New Romney Church

  1. Official Website of New Romney Church (St Nicholas) Official website.
  2. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
New Romney Church (St Nicholas) - New Romney, England