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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: 1072684



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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Plaxtol

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-May-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357329

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TQ 6053; 6/20


Plaxtol Church


No dedication. Church. Built 1649, restored 1852, chancel and transepts 1894. Coursed, galletted rubble stone nave and tower on stone plinth. Two-stage tower, crenellated with sole remaining unrestored 1649 window to west. Four-bay nave with gable south porch; C19 gable-parapet and kneelers. North and south transepts with 3-light windows, south transept with semi-basement entrance. Boarded and ribbed door, dripmould over. Three-light west window. Corner buttresses round east end, that to north-east on north transeptal chapel arched allowing walkway through.

INTERIOR. Original rectangular 6-bay church visible inside. Pointed tower arch. Hammer-beam roof resting on tripled octagonal stone wall-shafts. King posts over. Wooden tie-beam truss roofs in transepts. Raised chancel with barrel-vault supported by carved brackets on imposts. Marble reredos containing 3 wooden relief of the Last Supper, probably Flemish C15. Later relief panel of the parting of the Red Sea in south transept. C17 pulpit, panelled with introduced figure reliefs. Pair of Rococo brass chandeliers, dated 1785. Monument to Thomas Dalyson, d.1741, in the form of a Baroque cartouche.

Listing NGR: TQ6019553640

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National Grid Reference: TQ 60195 53640


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