CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1236191
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)
Parish:
Trottiscliffe
National Grid Reference:
TQ 64634 60544

Details

TQ 66 SW TROTTISCLIFFE C.P. CHURCH ROAD 2/25 (north side) 25.8.59 Church of St Peter and St Paul GV I

Church. c.1200. Flint with tufa dressings with plain tiled roofs. South west tower, narrow nave, unusually long chancel. Early C16 windows. Flat-headed 2-light belfry openings. Pointed arched doorway in south side of tower, with C13 doorway beyond, hidden by addition of tower. Original north and south windows in chancel. Interior: collar-rafter roof. Piscina built in one piece with C14 window. Reredos: Wood, early C18, 2 cartauches carved with reliefs of Circumcision and Flight into Egypt, not made for church. Alter rails: Wood, early C18, twisted balusters, enriched newels, and leaf bosses, not made for church. Pulpit: 1775, by Henry Keene, originally for Westminster Abbey, where it stood until 1824. Palm tree carrying sounding board. Decoration a mixture of Gothic and classical, with oval wheel motifs decorating sides. Reading desk: Made up of Jacobean remnants. Stained glass: West window 1885 by Ward and Hughes. K. window by Gibbs.

Listing NGR: TQ6454660311

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
427136
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: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04993/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert Smedley. Source Historic England Archive
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