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Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Farningham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3801 / 51°22'48"N

Longitude: 0.2218 / 0°13'18"E

OS Eastings: 554714

OS Northings: 166904

OS Grid: TQ547669

Mapcode National: GBR VM.SNX

Mapcode Global: VHHP6.SKLW

Entry Name: Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415106

Location: Farningham, Sevenoaks, Kent, DA4

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Farningham

Built-Up Area: Eynsford

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Farningham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

FARNINGHAM HIGH STREET
1.
5280 (south-west side)
Church of St Peter
TQ 5466 10/116 1.6.67 and St Paul
I
GV
2.
C13 chancel and nave, C15 west tower and windows, restored and SE chapel and
north porch added by Ewan Christian 1868-71. Built of flint with stone dressings.
Tiled roof. Crenellated tower in 3 stages with diagonal buttresses and octagonal
stair turret. Three C15 traceried windows, to nave. Roof has embattled beams
and 4 crown posts. North-east nave window has stained glass of 1832, composed
partly of old fragments, by Charles Winston, son of the incumbent. C15 octagonal
font depicting the Seven Sacraments. Double piscina and sedilia. The north wall
of the chancel has fine alabaster Roper Monument of 1597 to Anthony Roper, the
son of Margaret Roper daughter of Sir Thomas More, who founded the local Roper
Charity. Hanging monument to William Hanger (died 1751) and 4 small brasses.


Listing NGR: TQ5471666902

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