CHURCH OF SAINT EDMUND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1267477
Date first listed:
01-Jun-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT EDMUND, FAWKHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT EDMUND, FAWKHAM ROAD

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

County:
Kent
District:
Sevenoaks (District Authority)
Parish:
West Kingsdown
National Grid Reference:
TQ 57992 63353

Details

WEST KINGSDOWN FAWKHAM ROAD 1. 5280 West Kingsdown

TQ 56 SE 6/237 1.6.67 Church of St Edmund I 2. Saxon, Norman and C14. Chancel and nave without chancel arch between them, tower at the south-west corner of the chancel, south porch and vestry at the north-west corner of the nave. Built of flint in fairly regular courses with tiled roof. The nave and square tower are Saxo-Norman and the chancel may be also although the windows are decorated. Interior contains wall paintings of second half of C12, the Sacrifice of Cain and Abel and Cain killing Abel. Some C14 stained glass in the nave. North and south windows. (See Arch.Cant. Vol XXXV).

Listing NGR: TQ5798363738

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
418640
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Archaeologia Cantiana' in Archaeologia Cantiana, ()

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: 16 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00788/05
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