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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Platt, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2892 / 51°17'21"N

Longitude: 0.3252 / 0°19'30"E

OS Eastings: 562235

OS Northings: 157019

OS Grid: TQ622570

Mapcode National: GBR Z5.NMW

Mapcode Global: VHHPN.LV9L

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357300

Location: Platt, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Platt

Built-Up Area: Borough Green

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Platt St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 65 NW PLATT CHURCH ROAD
2/12 (east side)

25.8.59 Church of St Mary
GV
II


Anglican Church. 1841-42 by Whichcord and Walker. Early English in detail, though
Perpendicular in form. Coursed rubble stone with some ashlar dressings, slate roofs.
Cruciform church with crenellated west tower, nave, chancel and transeptal chapels.
Octagonal stair-turret on north-east corner of tower. Door in moulded, columned
opening in west face of tower with 3-light window above transepts and chancel gabled
with parapet-copings. Three-light east window, 2-light transept windows, all with
simple geometrical tracery. Three-bay nave with lancet windows. South door in centre
of south transept and with moulded arched surround. Interior. Timber roof with very
widely projecting hammer beams, decorated by large circles in the spandrels,
dramatically crowding the crossing with flying arches.


Listing NGR: TQ6220257039

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

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