Church of All Saints, Lydd
Description: Church of All Saints
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
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TR 0420 LYDD
845/1/1 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
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
Source: English Heritage
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