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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Ditton, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3062 / 51°18'22"N

Longitude: 0.4441 / 0°26'38"E

OS Eastings: 570460

OS Northings: 159182

OS Grid: TQ704591

Mapcode National: GBR NPD.52F

Mapcode Global: VHJM5.NF4H

Plus Code: 9F328C4V+FJ

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179352

Location: East Malling and Larkfield, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME20

County: Kent

Civil Parish: East Malling and Larkfield

Built-Up Area: Ditton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Larkfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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TQ 75 NW
(east side)
Church of The Holy
- Trinity
- II

Church. 1854. By R P Pope. Kentish ragstone rubble with ashlar dressings in
an early English style. Nave with west bellcote, south porch and south aisle,
separate chancel. Roof of plain tiles except pantiles over south aisle. WEST
FRONT. Very tall angle buttresses with single lower central buttress separating
single lancets. Large wheel window with short columns radiating from centre
above. 2 stage west bellcote with 3 bells, crowned by hood that is square on
diagonal above with lancet openings, trefoils and topmost spinelet and cross,
all rather in the Gloucestershire manner. NAVE. 4 bays (doubled in clerestory).
3-light windows, lancets with round upper lights, single lancets in clerestory.
CHANCEL: 2 bays, blind with vestry to north. Stepped angle and side-buttresses
throughout, also gargoyles. INTERIOR: Hollow-chamfered south arcade of 4
pointed arches on short piers of great girth with carved naturalistic decoration.
Matching wall arcade to north. Collar-purlin nave roof with crown-posts and
trusses carried on brackets. Side-purlins and scissor-braces. Chamfered chan-
cel arch on foliate brackets. Reredos screen of columns against east wall with
central relief panel of Last Supper. East window rere-arches on slim piers with
hollow-chamfers filled with foliate decoration and ball-flown steps. Arch-
braced scissor-truss chancel roof. FITTINGS: Pulpit-octagonal, on octagonal
plain base, with inset relief panels. Font - bulbuous C19 confection on 5
columned base with angels on sides. Glass - east and west windows in stained
glass by Alexander Gibbs. Pevsnar, p.352.

Listing NGR: TQ7046059182

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