TQ5337 : The Church in the "Kent" part of Groombridge

taken 8 years ago, near to Groombridge, East Sussex, Great Britain

The Church in the "Kent" part of Groombridge
The Church in the "Kent" part of Groombridge
Groombridge straddles the Kent, East Sussex border.
Groombridge
Groombridge is a village, which straddles the border between Kent and East Sussex.
The main part of the village ("New Groombridge") lies in East Sussex. Across the county boundary lies the much smaller and older part of the village ("Old Groombridge").
New Groombridge has a primary school, a general store, a bakery, a post office, a hairdresser, a car dealership and the Junction Inn public house. Old Groombridge has the church of St John. It also has the Crown Inn public house, but no shops.
Groombridge Place a moated house also lies within the village.
The Spa Valley Railway has a station in the village.
Church of St John The Baptist, Groombridge
John Packer bought Groombridge Place from the 3rd Earl of Dorset in 1618, and built a private chapel in the grounds seven years later. Now the Anglican parish church of Old Groombridge, it was enlarged and restored in 1818 and 1895 but is otherwise unchanged: a simple Gothic chapel of red brick and orange-hued sandstone.
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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TQ5337, 350 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 September, 2009
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 530 376 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.0619N 0:11.1382E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 530 377
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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