British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Church of All Saints, Lydd

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 175193

OS Grid Reference: TR0427120953
OS Grid Coordinates: 604271, 120953
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9518, 0.9069

Location: B2075, Lydd, Kent TN29 9JU

Locality: Lydd
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN29 9JU

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Lydd, Kent at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

TR 0420 LYDD


28.11.1950 I

The Parish Church of Lydd, called the Cathedral of the Marsh. There are
the remains of a Saxon Basilica in the north west corner. The Chancel
and the 3 easternmost bays of the nave are early English and the 3 wester-
most bays and tower are C15. The exterior is built of ragstone rubble
with a tiled roof. The tower is crenellated and has 4 crockets. Lierne
vaulting inside. Nave and aisles. Fine C15 king-post roof supported
by carvel corbels. 2 piscinas and a sedilia. Restored chancel roof.
C16 memorial to Thomas Godfrey and an effigy of Sir Walter de Meryl, Lord
of the Manor of Jacques Court. Brasses. Mid C18 font.

Listing NGR: TR0427120954

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.