TQ5742 : Church of St Peter, Southborough

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

Church of St Peter, Southborough
Church of St Peter, Southborough
Decimus Burton

Born 30 September 1800, died 14 December 1881 he was an architect and garden designer, particularly associated with projects in the classical style in London parks, including buildings at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and London Zoo. He also designed the layout and architecture of the seaside towns of Fleetwood and St Leonards-on-Sea. He also designed many parts of Royal Tunbridge Wells (Calverley New Town). His first name, Latin for 'tenth', denoted his position as the tenth child in his large family. He retired in the 1860s and is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.

Southborough Common

A 71 acre common mainly comprising mixed woodland. The common is a registered common with commoners rights. Both The Wealdway and Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk (TWCW) cross the common. The underlying rock is Tunbridge Wells sandstone. Cricket is played on the common.

Church of St Peter, Southborough

This Grade II listed church LinkExternal link was built by Decimus Burton in 1830.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 October, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 20 December, 2011
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Public buildings and spaces  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5755 4278 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.7547N 0:15.1101E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5775 4279
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