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Church of Saint Martin

A Grade I Listed Building in Eynsford, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3674 / 51°22'2"N

Longitude: 0.2116 / 0°12'41"E

OS Eastings: 554048

OS Northings: 165467

OS Grid: TQ540654

Mapcode National: GBR TT.Q09

Mapcode Global: VHHP6.MW6N

Entry Name: Church of Saint Martin

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411942

Location: Eynsford, Sevenoaks, Kent, DA4

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Eynsford

Built-Up Area: Eynsford

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Eynsford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(south-east side)
TQ 5465 12/39 1.6.67 Church of St Martin
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

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