CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1070664
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST, TONBRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST, TONBRIDGE 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:
Wateringbury
National Grid Reference:
TQ 68533 53674

Details

TQ 65 SE WATERINGBURY TONBRIDGE ROAD (north side)

2/95 Church of Saint John the Baptist 25. 8.59

- II*

Parish Church,Late medieval with C13 tower and chancel. Nave, north and south aisles, chancel. Rendered west tower with shingled spire (rebuilt in 1886). Nave, C15, rebuilt by Joseph Clarke, who added south aisle, 1856. North aisle 1883-84, W O Milne. Ragstone with Bath stone dressings, slate roofs. Two of the tall 3-light perpendicular windows survive as west windows of the aisles. Old roof in the nave with tie-beams on stone demi-angels. Chancel, C13, with windows inserted in C15. Gabled C15 porch. Tomb with marble doubled Ionic columns supporting segmental hoods, dated 1628, to Olyver Style, d.1622.

Listing NGR: TQ6852753603

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
178937
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: 17 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05394/09
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