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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Birling, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3197 / 51°19'11"N

Longitude: 0.4098 / 0°24'35"E

OS Eastings: 568019

OS Northings: 160604

OS Grid: TQ680606

Mapcode National: GBR NP5.8F5

Mapcode Global: VHJM5.13Z3

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179281

Location: Birling, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Parish: Birling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Birling All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Listing Text

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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