St Giles's Church, Shipbourne  Church

Image Source: John Salmon


It is rare in Kent to find a Victorian town church in the country. Architects were usually sensitive to local tradition and designed very deliberate versions of their churches to match those of the locality. Here is something strange and welcoming.



Church Data


1851 Census Details


Seating Capacity: No return

Morning Attendance: 70

Afternoon Attendance: 80

Evening Attendance: No service


Architecture Details


Original Build Date/Architect: 1880 Mann and Saunders

Restoration: -

Second Restoration: -


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