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Church of the New Jerusalem, Snodland

Description: Church of the New Jerusalem

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 179395

OS Grid Reference: TQ7044861784
OS Grid Coordinates: 570448, 161784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3296, 0.4452

Location: High Street, Snodland, Kent ME6 5AF

Locality: Snodland
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME6 5AF

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following building:-

SNODLAND CP HIGH STREET
TQ 76 SW
(south side)
4/220 Church of the
New Jerusalem

GV II

the description shall be amended to read:-

Nonconformist Church. Circa 1870 in an Early English style. Kentish ragstone, laid irregularly,
with ashlar dressings and tiled roofs with gable parapets. Nave with north-west tower, chancel.
Tower of 3 stages with bands between stages, half-height stepped course buttresses and crenellated
parapet. Four joined lancets above arched and chamfered doorway in first stage, two larger lancets
in second stage and single pointed lancets in third stage with bell-louvres. Four bay nave, the outer
bays to the north hidden to right by tower and to left by projecting gabled vestry. Paired lancets
with simple chamfers and drip-moulds. Two bay chancel with chamfered lancets and drip-moulds.
Complete interior of the period. Simple undecorated ceiling with hammerbeam trusses. Stained
glass to all but two lancet windows. Boxed altar with curtain and framed reredos. Organ case has
arches decorated with quatrefoils, stiffleaf and finial details. Choir stalls and lectern have similar
embellishments. Stone pulpit and font decorated with Early English inset arches and mouldings.
Simply decorated Parclose. Pews have simple detail with roll top and arm rest benchends. Various
brass plates and inscriptions.

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SNODLAND CP HIGH STREET
TQ 76 SW
(south side)
4/220
Church of the New
- Jerusalem

GV II

Nonconformist Church. Circa 1870 in an early English style. Kentish ragstone,
laid irregularly, with ashlar dressings and tiled roofs with gable parapets.
Nave with north-west tower, chancel. 3-stage from with bands between stages,
half-height stepped course buttresses and crenellated parapet. 4 joined lancets
above arched and chamfered doorway in first stage, two larger lancets in second
stage and single painted lancets in third stage with bell-louvres. 4-bay nave,
the outer bays to the north hidden to right by tower and to left by projecting
gabled vestry. Paired lancets with simple chamfers and drip-moulds. 2-bay
chancel with chamfered lancets and drip-moulds. Interior not inspected at time
of re-survey.


Listing NGR: TQ7018761886

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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