Building » Whitstable – St Joseph (Chapel of Ease)

Whitstable – St Joseph (Chapel of Ease)

Chestfield Road, Chestfield, Kent CT5

A  modest  and  functional  church  of  1964,  built  to  serve  a  developing suburb.

The chapel was built 1964 by Whitstable parish to serve the developing suburb of Chestfield. It remains a chapel of ease to Whitstable.

St Joseph’s is a very simple modern church with the rectangular church body under a continuous  pitched roof, a flat-roofed  forebuilding  across the west  front  and  flat roofed sacristies flanking the sanctuary. The walls are faced in buff brick laid in stretcher bond; the main roof is covered in tiles, while the flat roofs are asphalted. The forebuilding has a wide glazed central entrance with a large rectangular window in the gable above.   All the other windows in the building are rectangular and of domestic character. The interior has not been inspected.

Heritage Details

Architect: Not established

Original Date: 1964

Conservation Area: Yes

Listed Grade: Not Listed