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Church of St Margaret, Addington

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 179193

OS Grid Reference: TQ6538558879
OS Grid Coordinates: 565385, 158879
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3050, 0.3712

Location: 9 The Close, Addington ME19 5BL

Locality: Addington
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME19 5BL

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Listing Text

TQ 65 NE
(south side)
Church of St Margaret

- I

Church. Circa 1100, c.1300, c.1400 with C16 alterations and additions and
restoration of 1858. Ragstone, some herringbone. West tower, nave, south
porch, chancels and north and south chancel chapels. 3-stage embattled west
tower with diagonal buttresses and octagonal south-east stair turret. Circa 1470
with 2-light belfry openings, single light west window below and large 3-light
window above door. 2-bay nave with C15 and C19 windows, but some herringbone
walling high on south wall and all original quoins. Gabled north porch with C16
decorated wooden bargeboard. Gabled chancel chapels, originally a pair, the
north rebuilt in 1858. Interior: Boarded and painted wagon roof. C14 chancel
arch. Aumbry in south chapel. Brasses: Richard Charlis d.1378. William Snayth
d.1408. Armoured figure, c.1415. Armoured figure, c.1445. Thomas Chaworth,
after 1446. Robert Watton, d.1470. Monument to unknown parson, d.1651.
Alabaster with black torch, marble side columns. Open segmental pedimented
aedicule, with smaller one in pediment. 2 large inscriptions with relief busts
in ovals below. 2 groups of children and 3 more inscriptions in base. 4 pairs
of clasping hands and 4 armorial bearings in spine of monument.

Listing NGR: TQ6530458877

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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