St Bartholomew's Church, Goodnestone, Kent

Address:
Goodnestone Court, Faversham, Kent, ME13 9BZ
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Open daily 10am to 4pm
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A tiny church that has survived earth tremors

This tiny unspoilt gem of a Norman church stands on a knoll above Goodnestone Court, a half-timbered building from the fifteenth century.

Inside, part of the rood-loft staircase, two piscinae and a tomb which may have been used as an Easter Sepulchre survive from medieval times. There is a miniature nineteenth-century font, Willement glass in the east window and two sixteenth-century brass' inscriptions to a couple who both departed 'in the fayth of Christe'.

A rustic tiled and timbered bellcote crowns the nave, and the porch was rebuilt in 1837 after an earth tremor.

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