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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1070519

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
KentTonbridge and MallingDistrict AuthorityBirling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 179281

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BIRLING CP HIGH STREET TQ 66 SE (south side) 3/109 25.8.59 Church of All Saints -

- I

Church. Early C14, C15 and C16, refitted c1828. Random and dressed ragstone. West tower, nave, north and south aisles and chancel. 3 stage tower separated by bands, embattled with taller pyramidal-capped octagonal south-east stair turret. Stepped diagonal buttresses. Paired lancet belfry openings in square-headed panels, single light window below. Large 2-light arched perpendicular window below over moulded pointed arched west doorway in square-headed panel. Nave obscured by aisles, both eccentric mixture of C15 and C16 windows. Chancel rebuilt in C16 again with eccentric mixture of windows. 6-light east windows. Interior: 3-bay nave with hollow chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Wooden trusses to plastered nave barrel vault. No chancel arch. Fittings: Wood font cover in neo-Gothic style, 4 tiers, 1853. Stained glass of 1840's in east window. 2 C16 tilting helms with Jacobean crests. 2 poppy-heads on bench ends. Brass of civilian, Walter Mylys, d. 1522. Chancel fittings, c.1828 in minimal neo-Gothic style.

Listing NGR: TQ6767861234

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National Grid Reference: TQ 68019 60604

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