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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Trottiscliffe, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3202 / 51°19'12"N

Longitude: 0.3612 / 0°21'40"E

OS Eastings: 564634

OS Northings: 160545

OS Grid: TQ646605

Mapcode National: GBR NP3.25B

Mapcode Global: VHJM4.62TS

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427136

Location: Trottiscliffe, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Parish: Trottiscliffe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Trottiscliffe St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Listing Text

TQ 66 SW TROTTISCLIFFE C.P. CHURCH ROAD
2/25 (north side)
25.8.59
Church of St Peter
and St Paul
GV
I


Church. c.1200. Flint with tufa dressings with plain tiled roofs. South west
tower, narrow nave, unusually long chancel. Early C16 windows. Flat-headed 2-light
belfry openings. Pointed arched doorway in south side of tower, with C13 doorway
beyond, hidden by addition of tower. Original north and south windows in chancel.
Interior: collar-rafter roof. Piscina built in one piece with C14 window. Reredos:
Wood, early C18, 2 cartauches carved with reliefs of Circumcision and Flight into
Egypt, not made for church. Alter rails: Wood, early C18, twisted balusters,
enriched newels, and leaf bosses, not made for church. Pulpit: 1775, by Henry
Keene, originally for Westminster Abbey, where it stood until 1824. Palm tree
carrying sounding board. Decoration a mixture of Gothic and classical, with oval
wheel motifs decorating sides. Reading desk: Made up of Jacobean remnants. Stained
glass: West window 1885 by Ward and Hughes. K. window by Gibbs.


Listing NGR: TQ6454660311

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