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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: 1071962



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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ightham

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: 357242

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TQ 5956 IGHTHAM FEN POND ROAD 5/33 (west side)

25.8.59 Church of St Peter GV I

Rebuilt circa 1400, with north-aisle of circa 1739. Coursed rubble stone with some brick dressings, especially to tower. North aisle red brick, laid in English bond. West tower nave with north and south aisles, chancel. Square-headed window with multi-cusped cinquefoil head on north side of chancel inserted under Will of Sir Thomas Lawne, 1373-74. Remains of 2 small round-headed Norman windows high up in the east gable of the chancel, the only remainders of the earlier building. Interior: 3 bay nave arcades on octagonal piers. Arch-braced roof to nave with moulded principals on embattled wall-plates. Arch-braced roof to south aisle. Chapel in south aisle with late C14 screen to west, C15 screen to north, (formerly the Ightham Mote pew). Early C17 boxpews. Panelling behind altar introduced, from a dismantled early C17 pulpit. Early C15 octagonal stone pulpit. Double tier brass chandelier in nave, 1759. Monuments. Sir Thomas Cawne, d.1374. Well preserved figure of reclining knight in plate armour and mail, under cusped and sub-cusped arch with square hood Sir William Selby, d.1611. Standing wall monument, with 2 reclining effigies, Corinthian side-columns supporting a coffered arch and a top achievement. Dorothy Selby, d.1641, by Edward Marshall. Bust in oval recess with angels at sides holding back curtains, all topped by broken pediment. Tablet to Benjamin Harrison, the local archaeologist, d.1921, on north wall.

Listing NGR: TQ5948156931

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National Grid Reference: TQ 59484 56930


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