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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 ST PETER

List entry Number: 1338653

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County District District Type Parish
KentTunbridge WellsDistrict AuthoritySouthborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 169307

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SOUTHBOROUGH THE COMMON (north west side) 2/28 Church of St Peter 27-10-50 - II

Originally small-scale brick structure seating 500 built in 1830 by Decimus Burton for John Deacon for whom Burton was extending Mabledon Park. Yellow- brick and sandstone. Extended 1883 by Ewan Christian, who added the unusual west-work of town and spire flanked by 2-storey projections, (porches and stair- cases). Clerestoried chancel, buttresses and geometrical tracery inserted into Burton's wide lancets, also of this date. 5 bay nave. 2 pairs of quatrefoil windows in each side of chancel clerestorey. West gallery. See Philip Miller, Decimus Burton, 1800-81,Exhib Cat, Building Centre, London, 1981,29.

Listing NGR: TQ5755142784

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Miller, P - Title: Decimus Burton 1800-81 Exhibition Catalogue - Date: 1981 - Page References: 29

National Grid Reference: TQ 57551 42784

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