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Church of Saint John the Baptist, Wateringbury

Description: Church of Saint John the Baptist

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 178937

OS Grid Reference: TQ6853353674
OS Grid Coordinates: 568533, 153674
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2573, 0.4139

Location: 333 Tonbridge Road, Wateringbury, Kent ME18 5PA

Locality: Wateringbury
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME18 5PA

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Listing Text

TQ 65 SE WATERINGBURY TONBRIDGE ROAD
(north side)

2/95 Church of Saint John
the Baptist
25. 8.59

- II*

Parish Church,Late medieval with C13 tower and chancel. Nave, north and south
aisles, chancel. Rendered west tower with shingled spire (rebuilt in 1886).
Nave, C15, rebuilt by Joseph Clarke, who added south aisle, 1856. North aisle
1883-84, W O Milne. Ragstone with Bath stone dressings, slate roofs. Two
of the tall 3-light perpendicular windows survive as west windows of the
aisles. Old roof in the nave with tie-beams on stone demi-angels. Chancel,
C13, with windows inserted in C15. Gabled C15 porch. Tomb with marble
doubled Ionic columns supporting segmental hoods, dated 1628, to Olyver Style,
d.1622.


Listing NGR: TQ6852753603

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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