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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Lydd, Kent

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Latitude: 50.9518 / 50°57'6"N

Longitude: 0.9069 / 0°54'24"E

OS Eastings: 604271

OS Northings: 120953

OS Grid: TR042209

Mapcode National: GBR T0L.83M

Mapcode Global: FRA D6SL.H4Y

Plus Code: 9F22XW24+PQ

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175193

Location: Lydd, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, TN29

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Lydd

Built-Up Area: Lydd

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 0420



The Parish Church of Lydd, called the Cathedral of the Marsh. There are the remains of a Saxon Basilica in the north west corner. The Chancel and the 3 easternmost bays of the nave are early English and the 3 westermost bays and tower are C15. The exterior is built of ragstone rubble with a tiled roof. The tower is crenellated and has 4 crockets. Lierne vaulting inside. Nave and aisles. Fine C15 king-post roof supported by carvel corbels. 2 piscinas and a sedilia. Restored chancel roof. C16 memorial to Thomas Godfrey and an effigy of Sir Walter de Meryl, Lord of the Manor of Jacques Court. Brasses. Mid C18 font.

Listing NGR: TR0427120954

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

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