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Tilden Baptist Chapel, Smarden

Description: Tilden Baptist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 181278

OS Grid Reference: TQ8733441160
OS Grid Coordinates: 587334, 141160
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1391, 0.6765

Location: Smarden, Kent TN27 8QW

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

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Listing Text

Tilden Baptist Chapel
TQ 8741 30/116


Dated 1892, but a rebuilding of an earlier chapel. Inscription: "This was
the gift of James Tilden of High Halden in Kent, Yeoman and was built in the
year 1726. Rebuilt 1892". One storey red brick. Gable end. Gabled porch
bearing inscription. Brick pilasters run the whole height of the building.
Baptistery with tiled roof. Included for historical interest.
The cemetry has some C18 table tombs, some double headstones and some headstones
with cherub or skull motif.

Listing NGR: TQ8733441160

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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