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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1070669



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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Peckham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 178952

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1/21 Church of St Dunstan


- I

Later medieval parish church with Saxon tower and C17 Pew. Nave and chancel, each with north aisle, west tower and south porch. Ragstone rubble walling with tiled roofs. Saxon tower of 2 different dates in ragstone rubble, with pyramidal roof, splayed at base. Windows at upper level of tower single-splayed, below double splayed. Nave and chancel in one, with one south lancet in chancel. Other windows square-headed C14 & C15. Early C14 north aisle to nave that to chancel built as chantry chapel by Sir John Colepepper, who had given Duke's place to the Knights Templars. Chapel fitted out at 2 dates in C17 as Gear Pew. West and with pews surrounding over vault itself. Open into nave and north aisle by 2 5-bay colonnades with over-slim wooden Corinthian columns on panelled pedestals supporting heavy but well-covered wooden cornice. East and with stairs with wooden balustra down to external door and entrance to vault, Doorway between 2 parts topped by broken segmental pediment containing coat-of-arms of Geary family. Whole doorway as well as backs of pews adjoining topped by carved wood floral decoration. Open work panels behind these 2 pews with parapet supporting volutes either side of door. Panelled wooden roof to pew with rough cornice. Aedicular tablet to Sir Nicholas Millar, and 1658. Large marble monument to Leonard Bartholomew, and 1721, and his wife, Elizabeth. Reclining figures on shelf attributed by Mrs Esdaile to Richard Crutcher.

Listing NGR: TQ6458652555

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National Grid Reference: TQ 64426 52574


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