St John the Evangelist

With a handsome broach spire and walls of flint, stone and brick, St John's is set in a large and attractive churchyard.

Ickham, Kent

Opening times

Church open daily.


The Street

Dating from Norman times, and with 13th and 14th century additions, the church has a chancel that is considerably higher than its nave.

The two transepts have complementary monuments: in the south transept is the tomb of Thomas Da Baa dating from 1339, while in the north is that of William Heghtesbury, from 1372.

There is also has an ancient iron bound chest, which contained vestments in the 14th century.

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Church of England

Contact information

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