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Latitude: 51.3197 / 51°19'11"N
Longitude: 0.4098 / 0°24'35"E
OS Eastings: 568019
OS Northings: 160604
OS Grid: TQ680606
Mapcode National: GBR NP5.8F5
Mapcode Global: VHJM5.13Z3
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 25 August 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070519
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179281
Location: Birling, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: Birling
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Birling All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
BIRLING CP HIGH STREET
TQ 66 SE
25.8.59 Church of All Saints
Church. Early C14, C15 and C16, refitted c1828. Random and dressed ragstone.
West tower, nave, north and south aisles and chancel. 3 stage tower separated by
bands, embattled with taller pyramidal-capped octagonal south-east stair turret.
Stepped diagonal buttresses. Paired lancet belfry openings in square-headed
panels, single light window below. Large 2-light arched perpendicular window
below over moulded pointed arched west doorway in square-headed panel. Nave
obscured by aisles, both eccentric mixture of C15 and C16 windows. Chancel
rebuilt in C16 again with eccentric mixture of windows. 6-light east windows.
Interior: 3-bay nave with hollow chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Wooden
trusses to plastered nave barrel vault. No chancel arch. Fittings: Wood font
cover in neo-Gothic style, 4 tiers, 1853. Stained glass of 1840's in east window.
2 C16 tilting helms with Jacobean crests. 2 poppy-heads on bench ends. Brass of
civilian, Walter Mylys, d. 1522. Chancel fittings, c.1828 in minimal neo-Gothic
Listing NGR: TQ6767861234
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