Church of St Peter and St Paul, Trottiscliffe
Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 427136
OS Grid Reference: TQ6463460544
OS Grid Coordinates: 564634, 160544
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3202, 0.3612
Location: Church Lane, Trottiscliffe, Kent ME19 5EE
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TQ 66 SW TROTTISCLIFFE C.P. CHURCH ROAD
2/25 (north side)
Church of St Peter
and St Paul
Church. c.1200. Flint with tufa dressings with plain tiled roofs. South west
tower, narrow nave, unusually long chancel. Early C16 windows. Flat-headed 2-light
belfry openings. Pointed arched doorway in south side of tower, with C13 doorway
beyond, hidden by addition of tower. Original north and south windows in chancel.
Interior: collar-rafter roof. Piscina built in one piece with C14 window. Reredos:
Wood, early C18, 2 cartauches carved with reliefs of Circumcision and Flight into
Egypt, not made for church. Alter rails: Wood, early C18, twisted balusters,
enriched newels, and leaf bosses, not made for church. Pulpit: 1775, by Henry
Keene, originally for Westminster Abbey, where it stood until 1824. Palm tree
carrying sounding board. Decoration a mixture of Gothic and classical, with oval
wheel motifs decorating sides. Reading desk: Made up of Jacobean remnants. Stained
glass: West window 1885 by Ward and Hughes. K. window by Gibbs.
Listing NGR: TQ6454660311
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