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    Snave
(the Remote church)


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Saint Augustines church (Snave Kent)
Snave is located just off the A256 which links Ashford , via Hamstreet to the centre of Romney Marsh at Brookland . The village only consists of the church and two or thre houses.

The church dedicated to Saint Augustine is one of the most remote churches on the Romney Marsh . It is very small and stands at the end of a deep grass track.

The church consists of a chancel with a North Chapel, nave and a crennelated West Tower, which forms the main entrance to the church.

For the most part, the church dates from the 13th century, but the upper part of the tower was added later. To combat the constant problem of subsidence there are 14 buttresses around the building.

The furnishings mostly date from a restoration of 1873, similar to other churches nearby. The Victorian pulpit and reading desk do containsome panel work of the 15th century, possibly from an old screen. One of the bells was cast by Steven Norton of Maidstone, around 1380. Only two other bells of his manufacture are known to survive.

Sadly this remote church was declared redundant, and its upkeep and maintenance was placed in the care of the Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust in 1984.

St Augustine at Snave is one of those churches supported by the Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust .


Services

Snave has no local services , the village consists of a very few houses and the church.

The nearest train runs from Appledore station on the Hastings to Ashford line, which runs hourly services across the Romney Marsh .


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St Augustines church is very old and peaceful, and is well worth a visit.

From the road to Snave , the full extent of the flat landscape, originally marsh, but now rich farmland is visible to its full extent.

 
       
 
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