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Church of Saint Botolph

A Grade I Listed Building in Eynsford, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3584 / 51°21'30"N

Longitude: 0.196 / 0°11'45"E

OS Eastings: 552992

OS Northings: 164436

OS Grid: TQ529644

Mapcode National: GBR TV.628

Mapcode Global: VHHPD.B3YZ

Entry Name: Church of Saint Botolph

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411973

Location: Eynsford, Sevenoaks, Kent, DA4

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Eynsford

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lullingstone St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 56 SW 5/63 1.6.67 Church of St Botolph

Possibly of Norman origin. Visible evidence of C14, C16 and C18. Built of
knapped flint with a strip of red brick along the top. Slate roof. Nave and
lower chancel possibly Norman altered in early C14. Decorated 2 and 3 light
windows, the east window reticulated. Early C16 north chapel of brick and stone
dressings. Large early C18 stuccoed south porch and west bell turret by
Percyvall Hart who died in 1738. Interior has fine C18 plaster ceilings,
window surrounds and chancel arch decorated with alternate mitres and crowns. Fine
late perpendicular rood screen with pomegranite of Aragon and rebus of Sir John Pec
C18 balustrade, pulpit, benches and black and white marble pavement. C14, C16
and C18 glass by W Peckitt of York. Fine monuments to Sir John Peche (died 1922)
a standing wall monument to Sir Percyvall Hart (died 1581). Sir George Hart
(died 1587), Percyvall Hart (died 1738) with fine rococo Gothic arcading and
Anne Dyke (died 1763) a hanging monument in the manner of Sir Henry Cheeres.
The church to Lullingstone Castle.

Listing NGR: TQ5301664385

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