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Church of St John the Baptist, Wouldham

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 172887

OS Grid Reference: TQ7052163886
OS Grid Coordinates: 570521, 163886
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3485, 0.4472

Location: 3 Dalison Court, Halling ME2 1BZ

Locality: Wouldham
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME2 1BZ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Bishop's Palace at Halling, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

TQ 76 SW
13/56 East side
Church of St. John
the Baptist

Parish Church. C12 enlarged in C13 with C14 aisles. Restored 1889 by
H. Bensted. Ragstone and flints with plain tiled roofs. West tower,
nave with north and south aisles and north paorch, chancel. West tower,
late C12, buttressed in C14 and dressed in brick. Large clock faces on
tower parapet. Nave, C14, with separately gabled north and south aisles.
Chancel enlarged in C13 with two south and three north lancets.
Interior: Early C13 tower arch. 3-bay arcades, that to the north
earlier than that to the south. Chancel arch of C14. C15 piscina on
shaft. Fittings: glass in E. window by Kempe, 1892. Wall paintings
over chancel arch, Last Supper and Passion.

Listing NGR: TQ7045863959

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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