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Tilden Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Smarden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1391 / 51°8'20"N

Longitude: 0.6765 / 0°40'35"E

OS Eastings: 587334

OS Northings: 141160

OS Grid: TQ873411

Mapcode National: GBR QV9.HW1

Mapcode Global: VHJN2.PM0N

Entry Name: Tilden Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 10 October 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366289

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181278

Location: Smarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Smarden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

Tilden Baptist Chapel
TQ 8741 30/116


Dated 1892, but a rebuilding of an earlier chapel. Inscription: "This was
the gift of James Tilden of High Halden in Kent, Yeoman and was built in the
year 1726. Rebuilt 1892". One storey red brick. Gable end. Gabled porch
bearing inscription. Brick pilasters run the whole height of the building.
Baptistery with tiled roof. Included for historical interest.
The cemetry has some C18 table tombs, some double headstones and some headstones
with cherub or skull motif.

Listing NGR: TQ8733441160

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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