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Parish Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Meopham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3714 / 51°22'17"N

Longitude: 0.3615 / 0°21'41"E

OS Eastings: 564471

OS Northings: 166240

OS Grid: TQ644662

Mapcode National: GBR NNB.VM3

Mapcode Global: VHJLR.6SZK

Entry Name: Parish Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356822

Location: Meopham, Gravesham, Kent, DA13

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

Civil Parish: Meopham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Meopham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

4/93 (east side)

21.11.66 Parish Church of
St John the Baptist


1320-25 in the primacy of Simon de Mepham. Somewhat rebuilt after earthquake in
1326. Ragstone and flint. Large chancel. Lady Chapel (now vestry) 2 aisled nave.
West tower, north and south porches. C19 restorations: reroofing 1858. Tower raised
and chancel refurnished 1874. Interior has fine pulpit of 1682 from St Margarets
Westminster. Wall tablets in chancel by R J Wyatt and E B Stephens and in north aisle
to K Marten by T Beard 1750.

Listing NGR: TQ6354863195

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