Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Farningham
Description: Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 415106
OS Grid Reference: TQ5471466904
OS Grid Coordinates: 554714, 166904
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3801, 0.2218
Location: High Street, Farningham, Kent DA4 0DP
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FARNINGHAM HIGH STREET
5280 (south-west side)
Church of St Peter
TQ 5466 10/116 1.6.67 and St Paul
C13 chancel and nave, C15 west tower and windows, restored and SE chapel and
north porch added by Ewan Christian 1868-71. Built of flint with stone dressings.
Tiled roof. Crenellated tower in 3 stages with diagonal buttresses and octagonal
stair turret. Three C15 traceried windows, to nave. Roof has embattled beams
and 4 crown posts. North-east nave window has stained glass of 1832, composed
partly of old fragments, by Charles Winston, son of the incumbent. C15 octagonal
font depicting the Seven Sacraments. Double piscina and sedilia. The north wall
of the chancel has fine alabaster Roper Monument of 1597 to Anthony Roper, the
son of Margaret Roper daughter of Sir Thomas More, who founded the local Roper
Charity. Hanging monument to William Hanger (died 1751) and 4 small brasses.
Listing NGR: TQ5471666902
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Source: English Heritage
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