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Golden Green Mission Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnes Street, Kent

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Latitude: 51.21 / 51°12'36"N

Longitude: 0.3431 / 0°20'35"E

OS Eastings: 563764

OS Northings: 148253

OS Grid: TQ637482

Mapcode National: GBR NQF.3KY

Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.WVR9

Entry Name: Golden Green Mission Church

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Last Amended: 17 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179538

Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hadlow

Built-Up Area: Barnes Street

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hadlow

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


1694/6/102 GOLDEN GREEN
19-FEB-90 Golden Green Mission Church


Church, also used as a community hall. Erected c1914 either as a new structure or reusing existing buiding from another site. Timber-framed, clad and roofed with corrugated iron, painted green.
PLAN: Small chapel on east west axis comprising nave and chancel in the same block. North porch towards the west end. Later C20 kitchen and toilet block in matching materials to rear.
EXTERIOR: Front has 3 windows with pointed arched heads containing timber Y- tracery. There is another each end and one more south of the chancel. Gabled porch with 2-centred outer arch containing a plain plank door. Roof is gable- ended.
INTERIOR: Four bays. Lined with pine tongue-and-groove planking with plain pine trusses.with three tiers of purlins and ridgepiece and iron supports.
HISTORY: Kelly's Directory of Kent of 1891 mentions the "iron church at Golden Green in connection with the parish church" but Golden Green Mission Church was not erected until after 1914 when the land was gifted to the vicar and churchwardens of Hadlow by the local landowner Mr Osim d'Avigdor Goldsmid of Somerhill for use as the site for a church. Since the mid 1970s it has also been used as a community hall.

Listing NGR: TQ6457348176

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