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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in Addington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.305 / 51°18'18"N

Longitude: 0.3712 / 0°22'16"E

OS Eastings: 565385

OS Northings: 158880

OS Grid: TQ653588

Mapcode National: GBR NP9.4NF

Mapcode Global: VHJM4.DG3F

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Location: Addington, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Parish: Addington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179193

Source ID: 1070567

Listing Text

ADDINGTON CP PARK ROAD
TQ 65 NE
(south side)
7/12
Church of St Margaret
25.8.59

- I

Church. Circa 1100, c.1300, c.1400 with C16 alterations and additions and
restoration of 1858. Ragstone, some herringbone. West tower, nave, south
porch, chancels and north and south chancel chapels. 3-stage embattled west
tower with diagonal buttresses and octagonal south-east stair turret. Circa 1470
with 2-light belfry openings, single light west window below and large 3-light
window above door. 2-bay nave with C15 and C19 windows, but some herringbone
walling high on south wall and all original quoins. Gabled north porch with C16
decorated wooden bargeboard. Gabled chancel chapels, originally a pair, the
north rebuilt in 1858. Interior: Boarded and painted wagon roof. C14 chancel
arch. Aumbry in south chapel. Brasses: Richard Charlis d.1378. William Snayth
d.1408. Armoured figure, c.1415. Armoured figure, c.1445. Thomas Chaworth,
after 1446. Robert Watton, d.1470. Monument to unknown parson, d.1651.
Alabaster with black torch, marble side columns. Open segmental pedimented
aedicule, with smaller one in pediment. 2 large inscriptions with relief busts
in ovals below. 2 groups of children and 3 more inscriptions in base. 4 pairs
of clasping hands and 4 armorial bearings in spine of monument.


Listing NGR: TQ6530458877

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