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Church of St Mary, Platt

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 357300

OS Grid Reference: TQ6223557018
OS Grid Coordinates: 562235, 157018
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2892, 0.3252

Location: Comp Lane, Platt, Kent TN15 8LZ

Locality: Platt
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN15 8LZ

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Listing Text

TQ 65 NW PLATT CHURCH ROAD
2/12 (east side)

25.8.59 Church of St Mary
GV
II


Anglican Church. 1841-42 by Whichcord and Walker. Early English in detail, though
Perpendicular in form. Coursed rubble stone with some ashlar dressings, slate roofs.
Cruciform church with crenellated west tower, nave, chancel and transeptal chapels.
Octagonal stair-turret on north-east corner of tower. Door in moulded, columned
opening in west face of tower with 3-light window above transepts and chancel gabled
with parapet-copings. Three-light east window, 2-light transept windows, all with
simple geometrical tracery. Three-bay nave with lancet windows. South door in centre
of south transept and with moulded arched surround. Interior. Timber roof with very
widely projecting hammer beams, decorated by large circles in the spandrels,
dramatically crowding the crossing with flying arches.


Listing NGR: TQ6220257039

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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