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Church of Saint Martin, Eynsford

Description: Church of Saint Martin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 411942

OS Grid Reference: TQ5404865467
OS Grid Coordinates: 554048, 165467
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3674, 0.2116

Location: 5 Church Walk, Eynsford, Kent DA4 0AA

Locality: Eynsford
Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA4 0AA

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There is also a scheduled monument, Eynsford Bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

EYNSFORD HIGH STREET
1.
5280
(south-east side)
TQ 5465 12/39 1.6.67 Church of St Martin
I
2.
C12, C13, C14 and C16. Built of flint with stone dressings. Tiled roof. Nave
with south chapel or transept and north aisle, Apsidal-ended Chancel and west
tower with inset broached shingled spire and Galilee Porch to the west of the
tower. The reset west doorway is mid C12 with zig zags or spirals around the
arch and side columns, scallop capitals and a diapered tympanum. The south wall
of the Chancel has 2 Norman windows. Two blocked north arches to the Chancel
with C13 mouldings. The tower arch is C13, altered in C15. C14 chancel arch.
C16 north aisle with cross gables. The chancel has a roof with embattled beams.
Trefoiled double piscina to apse. Perpendicular font. Above the west porch
is the Coat of Arms of George III.
Within the porch are 2 Mediaeval stone coffins.



Listing NGR: TQ5404865470

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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