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St Mary the Virgin, Church Hill

St Mary the Virgin, Church Hill, High Halden, Kent TN26 3JB View on map

A grade I listed church with C14 chancel, tower of circa 1300 and south chapel, north transept and south aisle dating from C15. Unusual belfry tower at the west end of a timbered construction with shingled spire above. The building was restored by Street in 1868.


Opening Arrangements

The church is open to the public everyday between 10am and 4pm. Opening and closing is a shared responsibility by parishioners on a set rota


From Ashford take the A28 towards Tenterden. Enter High Halden village after approximately 9 miles. Turn left opposite 'The Chequers on the Green' pub and you are on Church Hill road. Nearest railway station: Headcorn - 8.5 miles; Ashford - 9.5 miles. Bus No.2 - Ashford to Tenterden - bus stop at Chequers on the Green; church is an easy few minutes walk away.

Parking Spaces


Unrestricted parking on public highway. There is also ample parking on road adjacent to church.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes