TQ5243 : Church of St John the Baptist, Penshurst

taken 9 years ago, near to Penshurst, Kent, Great Britain

Church of St John the Baptist, Penshurst
Church of St John the Baptist, Penshurst
Penshurst

Penshurst is a village 4 miles west of Tonbridge. It is sited close to the confluence of the River Medway and River Eden. The village grew up around the Mediaeval house of Penshurst Place. The village has a number of services including a church, post office, pub, school, village hall and tearooms.
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Grade I and Category A listed buildings and structures

Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional, even international importance. There are over 6,000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is Category A
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Church of St John The Baptist, Penshurst

There has been a chapel on this site since Anglo-Saxon times. The earliest record of a Church is 1115, most of the church is C13-C15.
Rebuilt by Sir George Gilbert Scott 1864 - 5.
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TQ5243, 621 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 February, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 March, 2011
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Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 527 438 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.4153N 0:11.0048E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 527 438
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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