CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1070567
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, PARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, PARK ROAD

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)
Parish:
Addington
National Grid Reference:
TQ 65385 58879

Details

ADDINGTON CP PARK ROAD TQ 65 NE (south side) 7/12 Church of St Margaret 25.8.59

- I

Church. Circa 1100, c.1300, c.1400 with C16 alterations and additions and restoration of 1858. Ragstone, some herringbone. West tower, nave, south porch, chancels and north and south chancel chapels. 3-stage embattled west tower with diagonal buttresses and octagonal south-east stair turret. Circa 1470 with 2-light belfry openings, single light west window below and large 3-light window above door. 2-bay nave with C15 and C19 windows, but some herringbone walling high on south wall and all original quoins. Gabled north porch with C16 decorated wooden bargeboard. Gabled chancel chapels, originally a pair, the north rebuilt in 1858. Interior: Boarded and painted wagon roof. C14 chancel arch. Aumbry in south chapel. Brasses: Richard Charlis d.1378. William Snayth d.1408. Armoured figure, c.1415. Armoured figure, c.1445. Thomas Chaworth, after 1446. Robert Watton, d.1470. Monument to unknown parson, d.1651. Alabaster with black torch, marble side columns. Open segmental pedimented aedicule, with smaller one in pediment. 2 large inscriptions with relief busts in ovals below. 2 groups of children and 3 more inscriptions in base. 4 pairs of clasping hands and 4 armorial bearings in spine of monument.

Listing NGR: TQ6530458877

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
179193
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04993/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert Smedley. Source Historic England Archive
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