THE CHURCH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101527
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH HOUSE, 70, HIGH STREET, SNODLAND, ME6 5AG

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH HOUSE, 70, HIGH STREET, SNODLAND, ME6 5AG

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)
Parish:
Snodland
National Grid Reference:
TQ 70448 61784

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2017

TQ 76 SW 4/220

SNODLAND CP HIGH STREET (south side) No 70, The Church House

(Formerly listed as Church of the New Jerusalem)

GV II Former Nonconformist Church. Circa 1870 in an Early English style. Kentish ragstone, laid irregularly, with ashlar dressings and tiled roofs with gable parapets. Nave with north-west tower, chancel. Tower of three stages with bands between stages, half-height stepped course buttresses and crenellated parapet. Four joined lancets above arched and chamfered doorway in first stage, two larger lancets in second stage and single pointed lancets in third stage with bell-louvres. Four bay nave, the outer bays to the north hidden to right by tower and to left by projecting gabled vestry. Paired lancets with simple chamfers and drip-moulds. Two bay chancel with chamfered lancets and drip-moulds.

Complete interior of the period. Simple undecorated ceiling with hammerbeam trusses. Stained glass to all but two lancet windows. Boxed altar with curtain and framed reredos. Organ case has arches decorated with quatrefoils, stiffleaf and finial details. Choir stalls and lectern have similar embellishments.Stone pulpit and font decorated with Early English inset arches and mouldings. Simply decorated Parclose. Pews have simple detail with roll top and arm rest benchends. Various brass plates and inscriptions.

Listing NGR: TQ7018761886

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
179395
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: 21 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/16095/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ron Garvey. Source Historic England Archive
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