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Church of Saint Edmund, West Kingsdown

Description: Church of Saint Edmund

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 418640

OS Grid Reference: TQ5799263353
OS Grid Coordinates: 557992, 163353
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3473, 0.2672

Location: Fawkham Road, West Kingsdown, Kent TN15 6AY

Locality: West Kingsdown
Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN15 6AY

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Listing Text

WEST KINGSDOWN FAWKHAM ROAD
1.
5280 West Kingsdown

TQ 56 SE 6/237 1.6.67 Church of St Edmund
I
2.
Saxon, Norman and C14. Chancel and nave without chancel arch between them, tower
at the south-west corner of the chancel, south porch and vestry at the north-west
corner of the nave. Built of flint in fairly regular courses with tiled roof.
The nave and square tower are Saxo-Norman and the chancel may be also although the
windows are decorated. Interior contains wall paintings of second half of C12,
the Sacrifice of Cain and Abel and Cain killing Abel. Some C14 stained glass in
the nave. North and south windows. (See Arch.Cant. Vol XXXV).


Listing NGR: TQ5798363738

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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