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Monument details

HER Number:TQ 56 SE 10
Type of record:Monument
Name:Church of 'Woodland', West Kingsdown



Grid Reference:TQ 5643 6066
Map Sheet:TQ56SE

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (CHURCH, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Full description

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(TQ 56436066) Church (NR) (site of) (1) Hasted refers twice to Woodland:- "The church of Woodland antiently paid..." "The Rector and Vicar of Wrotham receive all ecclesiastical emoluments within the district of the chapel of Woodland, which they possess only, till a chapel shall be built..." (2) Woodland rectory listed. (3) Saxon church listed in Textus Roffensis as Watlande. (4) Mrs. Leet, of Woodlands Manor stated that the foundations of the church are often encountered at the published site, where a raised platform can be seen. According to a notice in the present church, built 1850, the earlier church fell into ruins temp Elizabeth I (5)

<1> OS 6" 1961 (OS Card Reference). SKE48369.

<2> Hist of Kent 1 1778 292 (E Hasted) (OS Card Reference). SKE43929.

<3> Liber Regis 1786 863 (J Bacon) (OS Card Reference). SKE46129.

<4> Arch Cant 44 1932 47 (G Ward) (OS Card Reference). SKE35141.

<5> F1 ASP 24-Aug-64 (OS Card Reference). SKE42258.

<6> Field report for monument TQ 56 SE 10 - August, 1964 (Bibliographic reference). SKE2952.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>OS Card Reference: OS 6" 1961.
<2>OS Card Reference: Hist of Kent 1 1778 292 (E Hasted).
<3>OS Card Reference: Liber Regis 1786 863 (J Bacon).
<4>OS Card Reference: Arch Cant 44 1932 47 (G Ward).
<5>OS Card Reference: F1 ASP 24-Aug-64.
<6>XYBibliographic reference: Field report for monument TQ 56 SE 10 - August, 1964. [Mapped feature: #48772 church, ]