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Church of Saint Edmund

A Grade I Listed Building in West Kingsdown, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3473 / 51°20'50"N

Longitude: 0.2672 / 0°16'2"E

OS Eastings: 557992

OS Northings: 163353

OS Grid: TQ579633

Mapcode National: GBR XC.S21

Mapcode Global: VHHPF.LD4H

Entry Name: Church of Saint Edmund

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418640

Location: West Kingsdown, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: West Kingsdown

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Kingsdown St Edmund King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

WEST KINGSDOWN FAWKHAM ROAD
1.
5280 West Kingsdown

TQ 56 SE 6/237 1.6.67 Church of St Edmund
I
2.
Saxon, Norman and C14. Chancel and nave without chancel arch between them, tower
at the south-west corner of the chancel, south porch and vestry at the north-west
corner of the nave. Built of flint in fairly regular courses with tiled roof.
The nave and square tower are Saxo-Norman and the chancel may be also although the
windows are decorated. Interior contains wall paintings of second half of C12,
the Sacrifice of Cain and Abel and Cain killing Abel. Some C14 stained glass in
the nave. North and south windows. (See Arch.Cant. Vol XXXV).


Listing NGR: TQ5798363738

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