TQ5643 : Bidborough Church

taken 8 years ago, near to Bidborough, Kent, Great Britain

Bidborough Church
Bidborough Church
Bidborough
Bidborough is a village north of Tunbridge Wells and south of Tonbridge.
The village has various facilities, a primary school, the 'Hare and Hounds' pub, the historic 11th century church of St Lawrence and nearby community hall. The village has its own amateur dramatic group, 'BADS', as well as a youth group, Women's Institute and a gardening association. The village also has its own garage, shop and used to have its own Post Office but unfortunately closed in 2008.
Parish sports facilities are good, and the village boasts a tennis court, a bowls green and two recreation ground areas, which are available for cricket and five-a-side football.
Parish Church of St Lawrence, Bidborough
This small sandstone church of the Norman era is elevated above the village. A north aisle was added in the 13th century, and Ewan Christian built one to the south in 1876. The tower is Perpendicular Gothic, as is the east window. Grade II* listed. LinkExternal link
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TQ5643, 121 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 January, 2010
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 565 432 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.0034N 0:14.2382E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 565 432
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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