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** Quite interesting
* Not very interesting but worthy of inclusion
5 Open for long periods, or key readily available
4 May be open for long periods, but best to check beforehand
3 Uncertain opening times
2 Closed for all or most of the time other than for services
1 Closed at all times
Denomination: Church of England
Period: 13th Century, 14th Century, 15th Century, 17th Century
Features: Adjacent ruins of an Archbishop's manor house., Benches, Porch, Roofs, Tower
Location: 6 miles NW of Ashford just N of the A20.
To the N and W of the church, and enhancing its aspect, are ruins of some great archways that were once part of an Archbishop’s manor-place, but now lead into an open farmyard. The church has a magnificent W tower, built c.1465-1505, one of the finest in Kent, and an impressive, chiefly 13th- and 15th-century interior, restored in 1620 after a fire, that includes a vaulted porch, a fine Elizabethan roof, and folkish carved 17th-century bench-ends.
Address: Market Place, Charing, Kent, TN27 0LP
Phone Number: 01233 712598