TQ5045 : St Mary's Church tower, Chiddingstone

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

St Mary's Church tower, Chiddingstone
St Mary's Church tower, Chiddingstone
Chiddingstone
Chiddingstone is a small village in West Kent. The village is unique, in that apart from the castle and church, it is entirely owned by the National trust. Many of the buildings in the village are listed buildings. Apart from the church the village as a shop and pub. On the edge of the village is a sandstone formation called the Chiding Stone TQ5045 : The Chiding Stone.
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Church of St Mary, Chiddingstone
Grade II* listed. LinkExternal link
A fire in 1624 prompted rebuilding of this 14th-century church over the next five years. Evidence of 13th-century lancet windows survives, and there was a church here in Saxon times. The ornately decorated tower is Perp. Internal fittings by George Edmund Street and Thomas Earp and stained glass by Charles Eamer Kempe are also of interest.
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TQ5045, 487 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010
Category
Religious buildings > Church tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 500 452 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.1855N 0:8.7487E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 501 450
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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