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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Wilmington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4303 / 51°25'49"N

Longitude: 0.2118 / 0°12'42"E

OS Eastings: 553856

OS Northings: 172469

OS Grid: TQ538724

Mapcode National: GBR TP.Q2H

Mapcode Global: VHHP0.M9CV

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172744

Location: Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2

County: Kent

District: Dartford

Parish: Wilmington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Wilmington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Listing Text

1.
5274 WILMINGTON CHURCH HILL
(north-west side)

Church of St Michael
TQ 57 SW 3/107 1.6.67

I GV

2.
In the middle ages this was a Chapel of Ease to Sutton-at-Hone. Pre-Conquest origins,
with some mediaeval traces, much restored in the C19. Part pebbledashed and part
faced with stone with tiled roof. The tower is part weatherboarded with a broached
shingled spire. Chancel with north and south chapels, nave with north and south
aisle and west tower. The tower retains 2 Saxon windows. The west end of the
nave is mediaeval. The north aisle was rebuilt by E Cresy in 1839. Ewan Christian
rebuilt the chancel in 1884. R Merchant rebuilt the nave and south aisle between
1909 and 1922 with Arts and Crafts details. Porch added under west tower in 1909.
The interior contains a pulpit dated 1655, the Royal Arms of George II and a good
carved chancel screen of 1920.


Listing NGR: TQ5389272434

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