Golden Green Mission Church


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Statutory Address:
Golden Green Mission Church, Three Elm Lane


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Statutory Address:
Golden Green Mission Church, Three Elm Lane

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 63764 48252


TQ 64 NW 1694/6/102

HADLOW GOLDEN GREEN THREE ELM LANE Golden Green Mission Church 19-FEB-90

II Church, also used as a community hall. Erected c1914 either as a new structure or reusing existing building from another site. Timber-framed, clad and roofed with corrugated iron, painted green.

PLAN: small chapel on east west axis comprising nave and chancel in the same block. North porch towards the west end. Later C20 kitchen and toilet block in matching materials to rear.

EXTERIOR: front has three windows with pointed arched heads containing timber Y-tracery. There is another each end and one more south of the chancel. Gabled porch with two-centred outer arch containing a plain plank door. Roof is gable- ended.

INTERIOR: four bays. Lined with pine tongue-and-groove planking with plain pine russes.with three tiers of purlins and ridgepiece and iron supports.

HISTORY: Kelly's Directory of Kent of 1891 mentions the "iron church at Golden Green in connection with the parish church" but Golden Green Mission Church was not erected until after 1914 when the land was gifted to the vicar and churchwardens of Hadlow by the local landowner Mr Osim d'Avigdor Goldsmid of Somerhill for use as the site for a church.Since the mid 1970s it has also been used as a community hall.

Listing NGR: TQ6457348176


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'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory of Kent, (1891)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 29 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14274/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Philip Lambert. Source Historic England Archive
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