CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1099148

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH WALK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH WALK

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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)

Parish: East Malling and Larkfield

National Grid Reference: TQ 70294 57080

Details

EAST MALLING & LARKFIELD CHURCH WALK TQ 75 NW (east side) 8/144 25.8.59 Church of St James

GV I

Church. C12, C14, rebuilt circa 1450-1500. Ragstone with some early materials, tiles and tufa, re-used in chancel. West tower, nave with aisles and chancel. Tower: 3 stages with angle buttresses, not original. Embattled with single pointed-arched belfrey openings and string below belfrey stage. Clock above tall west window. Norman windows to north and south (blocked). Clerestory nave and chancel. Transeptal chapels originally lengthened into aisles, early C14 windows to north, the original chancel windows. C19/C20 chancel east window. INTERIOR: 3 bay aisle arcades, showing lengthening of transeptal chapels to become aisles in rhythm of east arches then short piece of wall followed by pair of west arches. Octagonal piers, double-chamfered arches. Fittings: Sanctuary panelling, early C17. Font area: Early C16, with doors. Tall panelled base with tall conical cap of pierced tracery. Pierced cresting to base of birds attacking fruit. Octagonal stone font. Stained glass: same early C14 glass in north aisle. Monuments: Thomas Selby, d. 1479. Brass. Richard Adams, do 1522. Brass. Richard Mannyng, d. 1611. Alabaster hanging monument, with figure with hand on skull. Thomas Twisden, d. 1683. Tablet. Jane Sympson, d. 1690. Baroque tablet with pediment and scrolls. Jane Twisden, d. 1779 (?). Tablet. Sir John Twisden, d. 1810. Monument with figure of woman leaning on urn by Thomas Assiter of Maidstone.

Listing NGR: TQ7024357115

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 179318

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing