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Latitude: 51.1626 / 51°9'45"N
Longitude: 0.2519 / 0°15'6"E
OS Eastings: 557551
OS Northings: 142784
OS Grid: TQ575427
Mapcode National: GBR MPK.4GH
Mapcode Global: VHHQD.B10K
Entry Name: Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 27 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1338653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 169307
Location: Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4
District: Tunbridge Wells
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: St Peter with Christ Church and St Matthew Southborough and St Lawrence Bidborough
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
SOUTHBOROUGH THE COMMON
(north west side)
Church of St Peter
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
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