John E. Vigars Kent Church Photographs
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Bidborough church stands on a steep knoll overlooking a marvellously green valley. The south doorway is Norman, although it was moved and reset when the church was enlarged in the nineteenth century. The chancel is tastefully furnished - light wooden panelling and a blue carpet. These compliment the start turns - windows designed by Burne Jones form Morris and Co. Beneath the tower hangs a lovely pendulum - suitably inscribed, but one wishes it would stop for just a minute to allow it to be more easily read!
1851 Census Details
Seating Capacity: 220
Morning Attendance: 118
Afternoon Attendance: 100
Evening Attendance: No service
Original Build Date/Architect: Medieval
Restoration: 1876 Ewan Christian
Second Restoration: -
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