Church of All Saints, Birling
Description: Church of All Saints
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
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BIRLING CP HIGH STREET
TQ 66 SE
25.8.59 Church of All Saints
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
Listing NGR: TQ6767861234
Source: English Heritage
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