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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Southborough, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1626 / 51°9'45"N

Longitude: 0.2519 / 0°15'6"E

OS Eastings: 557551

OS Northings: 142784

OS Grid: TQ575427

Mapcode National: GBR MPK.4GH

Mapcode Global: VHHQD.B10K

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 27 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169307

Location: Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Southborough

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: St Peter with Christ Church and St Matthew Southborough and St Lawrence Bidborough

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

SOUTHBOROUGH THE COMMON
(north west side)
2/28
Church of St Peter
27-10-50
- II

Originally small-scale brick structure seating 500 built in 1830 by Decimus
Burton for John Deacon for whom Burton was extending Mabledon Park. Yellow-
brick and sandstone. Extended 1883 by Ewan Christian, who added the unusual
west-work of town and spire flanked by 2-storey projections, (porches and stair-
cases). Clerestoried chancel, buttresses and geometrical tracery inserted into
Burton's wide lancets, also of this date. 5 bay nave. 2 pairs of quatrefoil
windows in each side of chancel clerestorey. West gallery. See Philip Miller,
Decimus Burton, 1800-81,Exhib Cat, Building Centre, London, 1981,29.


Listing NGR: TQ5755142784

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