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Church of St Michael, Smarden

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 181256

OS Grid Reference: TQ8797742293
OS Grid Coordinates: 587977, 142293
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1490, 0.6863

Location: Water Lane, Smarden, Kent TN27 8NB

Locality: Smarden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 8NB

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Listing Text

Church of St Michael
TQ 8742 23/1
TQ 8842 29/1 14.2.67.


Chancel, nave, north and south proches and west tower. Chancel and nave C14.
Tower C15. Two piscinas and sedilia and aumbry. The church is sometimes called
the Barn of Kent, on account of the design of its roof and the width of the
nave. The churchyard contains some C18 table tombs and headstones, some double
with cherub, skull or bone and mattock motifs.

Listing NGR: TQ8797942292

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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