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All Saints Church

 

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  • All Saints is one of the most ancient buildings still in use in t he country. Originally it was believed the earliest parts of the church dated from the Anglo-Saxon era but recent evidence points to the structure being 5th century Roman.
  • The main tower of All Saints at Lydd was constructed whilst Thomas Wosley was rector in or around 1500. He later became Cardinal Wosley, the famous historical figure from the Tudor era.
  • The Godfrey of Lydd family which the settlement is named after are commemorated throughout the church starting in 1430 and ending with the World War 2 memorial.

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Reference Data

Reference No.
5855
First Uploaded
21-01-2009
Last Editorial Date
21-01-2009
 

Building Location

Address
Cannon Street, Lydd. TN29
Council
Shepway District Council
County
Kent
Region
South East
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
475
Completion date
1500
Heritage Status
Grade I

Roof Height (AGL)
131.89

Market Data

Primary Use
Place of Worship


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