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The Church House

A Grade II Listed Building in Snodland, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3296 / 51°19'46"N

Longitude: 0.4452 / 0°26'42"E

OS Eastings: 570448

OS Northings: 161784

OS Grid: TQ704617

Mapcode National: GBR NP0.KD1

Mapcode Global: VHJLZ.NVP3

Plus Code: 9F328CHW+R3

Entry Name: The Church House

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179395

Location: Snodland, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME6

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Snodland

Built-Up Area: Snodland

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Snodland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2017

TQ 76 SW

HIGH STREET (south side)
No 70, The Church House

(Formerly listed as Church of the New Jerusalem)

Former Nonconformist Church. Circa 1870 in an Early English style. Kentish ragstone, laid irregularly, with ashlar dressings and tiled roofs with gable parapets. Nave with north-west tower, chancel. Tower of three stages with bands between stages, half-height stepped course buttresses and crenellated parapet. Four joined lancets above arched and chamfered doorway in first stage, two larger lancets in second stage and single pointed lancets in third stage with bell-louvres. Four bay nave, the outer bays to the north hidden to right by tower and to left by projecting gabled vestry. Paired lancets with simple chamfers and drip-moulds. Two bay chancel with chamfered lancets and drip-moulds.

Complete interior of the period. Simple undecorated ceiling with hammerbeam trusses. Stained glass to all but two lancet windows. Boxed altar with curtain and framed reredos. Organ case has arches decorated with quatrefoils, stiffleaf and finial details. Choir stalls and lectern have similar embellishments.Stone pulpit and font decorated with Early English inset arches and mouldings. Simply decorated Parclose. Pews have simple detail with roll top and arm rest benchends. Various brass plates and inscriptions.

Listing NGR: TQ7018761886

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

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