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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leybourne, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3044 / 51°18'15"N

Longitude: 0.4223 / 0°25'20"E

OS Eastings: 568949

OS Northings: 158930

OS Grid: TQ689589

Mapcode National: GBR NPC.5LF

Mapcode Global: VHJM5.8GMW

Plus Code: 9F328C3C+QW

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179377

Location: Leybourne, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Leybourne

Built-Up Area: Ditton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Leybourne St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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TQ 65 NE
(west side)
Church of St Peter and
25.8.59 St Paul

- II*

Church. C12, C1533, restored 1873-77 by Sir A Blomfield. West tower, nave,
separate chancel, north aisle and chapel. Random rubble, tiled roofs. Tower:
4 stages, separated by bands, a re-casing of 1873-77. Embattled with inset
machiocolations, and prominent water-spouts at corner. 2-light neo-Norman
belfry openings, tall slits on 2 stages below and curvilinear west window.
Nave: 2 bays with one C12 window to south. Chancel: one bay. North aisle and
chapel: 3 two-light windows with square-headed surrounds. Interior: North
arcade, C14 octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches. Chancel arch, double-
chamfered, originally from north arcade. Fittings: Heart Shrine: Traditionally
that of Sir Roger de Laybourne, d.1271. Double arched recess in single arch.
2 free-standing gabled caskets with geometrical patterning. 2 wrought-iron
crowns. Monument, Louisa Brockman, d.1837, by J S Westmacott, 1866. Tablet
flanked by relief figures.

Listing NGR: TQ6858258935

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