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Church of St Michael, Wilmington

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 172744

OS Grid Reference: TQ5385672469
OS Grid Coordinates: 553856, 172469
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4303, 0.2118

Location: B258, Wilmington, Kent DA2 7DY

Locality: Wilmington
Local Authority: Dartford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA2 7DY

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

Church of St Michael
TQ 57 SW 3/107 1.6.67


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

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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