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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 SAINT EDMUND

List entry Number: 1267477

Location

CHURCH OF SAINT EDMUND, FAWKHAM ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
KentSevenoaksDistrict AuthorityWest Kingsdown

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1967

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 418640

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 57992 63353

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