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Church of All Saints, Birling

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 179281

OS Grid Reference: TQ6801960604
OS Grid Coordinates: 568019, 160604
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3197, 0.4098

Location: 10 Snodland Road, Birling, Kent ME19 5JF

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

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Listing Text

BIRLING CP HIGH STREET
TQ 66 SE
(south side)
3/109
25.8.59 Church of All Saints
-

- I

Church. Early C14, C15 and C16, refitted c1828. Random and dressed ragstone.
West tower, nave, north and south aisles and chancel. 3 stage tower separated by
bands, embattled with taller pyramidal-capped octagonal south-east stair turret.
Stepped diagonal buttresses. Paired lancet belfry openings in square-headed
panels, single light window below. Large 2-light arched perpendicular window
below over moulded pointed arched west doorway in square-headed panel. Nave
obscured by aisles, both eccentric mixture of C15 and C16 windows. Chancel
rebuilt in C16 again with eccentric mixture of windows. 6-light east windows.
Interior: 3-bay nave with hollow chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Wooden
trusses to plastered nave barrel vault. No chancel arch. Fittings: Wood font
cover in neo-Gothic style, 4 tiers, 1853. Stained glass of 1840's in east window.
2 C16 tilting helms with Jacobean crests. 2 poppy-heads on bench ends. Brass of
civilian, Walter Mylys, d. 1522. Chancel fittings, c.1828 in minimal neo-Gothic
style.


Listing NGR: TQ6767861234

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.




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