TQ5045 : Church of St Mary, Chiddingstone

taken 4 years ago, near to Chiddingstone, Kent, Great Britain

Church of St Mary, Chiddingstone
Church of St Mary, Chiddingstone
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.
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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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 24 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5008 4518 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.1690N 0:8.7651E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5011 4516
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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