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Church of St John Church of St John the Baptist, Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley

Description: Church of St John Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 172705

OS Grid Reference: TQ5532270598
OS Grid Coordinates: 555322, 170598
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4131, 0.2321

Location: Church Road, Sutton at Hone, Kent DA4 9HE

Locality: Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley
Local Authority: Dartford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA4 9HE

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Listing Text

(north side)

Church of St John the
(formerly listed as
Church of St John)
TQ 57 SE 4/70 1.6.67


Early C14 and C19. Built of flint with stone dressings. Tiled roof. Early C14
nave, chancel, south aisle with deep south porch which is C19 and Perpendicular
west tower with diagonal buttresses, crenellations and a circular south-east turret.
Decorated east window. C14 chancel arch and early C14 piscina. Early C17 pulpit.
Ewan Christian rebuilt the Arcade in 1862. Large standing monument to Sir Thomas
Smith (died 1625) the navigator who lived in Brook Place nearby and gave his name
to Smith's Sound. Also 2 tablets to Abraham Hill (died 1721) and Francisca Hill
(died 1736) both probably by Robert Taylor.

Listing NGR: TQ5554070432

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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